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Best time to visit Antigua

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The best time to visit Antigua is January-April

Antigua can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, January-April is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature in Saint John's climbs to around 29℃ (84℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) on the hottest days of the year. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Saint John's is around 24℃ (74℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Antigua, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Antigua, you’re most likely to get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Antigua in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Antigua, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Antigua seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Antigua is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Antigua

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Saint John'sJanuary-April
26℃
26℃
26℃
25℃
26℃
25℃
26℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
28℃
27℃
27℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Antigua is in North America.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Antigua:

The warmest month of the year in Saint John's, one of the most popular places to visit in Antigua, is August.
The driest month of the year in Saint John's, Antigua, is usually around February each year.

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