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Best time to visit Saint John’s, Caribbean, Antigua

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The best time to visit Saint John's is January-April

If you’re looking to travel to Saint John's for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Saint John's is January-April due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day. In the colder months such as March, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 25℃ (77℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Saint John's, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in October, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Saint John's, 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

Saint John's seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Saint John's as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Saint John's is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Saint John's

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Saint John's for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Saint John's climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Saint John's for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Saint John's in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 18 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 24 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 21 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 24 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 24 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (3") over 23 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Saint John's in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint John's in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint John's in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Saint John's is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Saint John's is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Saint John's is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Saint John's, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Saint John's map