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Best time to visit Nassau, Bahamas

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The best time to visit Nassau is January-April

Nassau is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, January-April is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 19℃ (67℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Nassau, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around August. The wet season in Nassau usually falls during the months surrounding September each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Nassau are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

August

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Nassau seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Nassau

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 Nassau 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.

Nassau 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 Nassau 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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Nassau in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in February

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 12 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in March

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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

Nassau in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 16 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Nassau in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Nassau is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Nassau is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Nassau is generally around September, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of September too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Nassau, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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