Barbados: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the perfect time to visit Barbados from average climate conditions in many locations like Hastings or Speightstown, below.

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When is the best time to go to Barbados?

When is the best time to go to Barbados? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Barbados, the weather is good everywhere in February, March and December
  • The best months to go to Bridgetown are January, February, March, April, June, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Bridgetown are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are July, August and October
  • Bridgetown is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Bridgetown

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Barbados for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* Barbados in january
good Barbados in february
good Barbados in march
tolerable to good* Barbados in april
tolerable Barbados in may
tolerable to good* Barbados in june
tolerable Barbados in july
tolerable Barbados in august
tolerable Barbados in september
tolerable Barbados in october
tolerable to good* Barbados in november
good Barbados in december

When to go to Barbados by city


Best time to go to Bridgetown

The best months to go to Bridgetown are january, february, march, april, june, november and december.


Best time to go to Bathsheba

The best months to go to Bathsheba are february, march and december.


Best time to go to Holetown

The best months to go to Holetown are february, march and december.


Best time to go to Oistins

The best months to go to Oistins are february, march and december.

Saint James

Best time to go to Saint James

The best months to go to Saint James are february, march and december.

Climate and Weather in Barbados

The Barbados is a Caribbean island located just east of Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as north of Venezuela and Guyana. Its capital is Bridgetown and other important cities in the area are Speightstown, Holetown and Charnocks.

Barbados : Bridgetown, Barbade

The climate in the Barbados is tropical and therefore there are only two seasons: a rainy season and a dry season. Temperatures vary very little during the year and rainfall is important, especially on the hillsides and in the center. The coast on the other hand faces less rainfall. Although cyclones are common between the months of June and November in the Caribbean Sea, they rarely hit the island of Barbados.

Between June and December, the weather in Barbados is both warm and very humid as this is otherwise known as the rainy season. The temperatures are very high and rainfall is very important. August is also the hottest and the wettest month of the year. Dirt roads turn into mud, making the exploration of nature rather difficult.

The climate of Barbados is more lenient during the dry season, which occurs between January and May. The temperatures are quite high and rainfall is generally moderate. Thus, this is the ideal time to explore the island and its natural wonders. Earlier in the year, Barbados offers a perfect time to forget the winter raging away in Europe.

Temperatures and rainfall in Barbados

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Barbados and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bridgetown, Bathsheba, Holetown, Oistins and Saint James, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..

Map of Barbados

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cities in Barbados

About Barbados

What can I do in Barbados?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Barbados reliable?

Climate data for Barbados has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Barbados allows us to determine the average for each month in Bridgetown, Bathsheba, Holetown, Oistins, Saint James, Hastings and Speightstown.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Barbados:

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