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Best time to visit Barbados

Our verdict

The best time to visit Barbados is December-April

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Barbados such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, December-April is the best time of year to go.

In summer, the daytime temperatures in central Bridgetown, Barbados can reach a top of 30℃ (86℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 24℃ (75℉) around February-time. In other areas of Barbados, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

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

Continue reading to find out about when to visit Barbados, including the climate, seasonal info, FAQs and more for loads of the top places you NEED to explore, as well as all the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

Barbados 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. Barbados is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
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 Barbados

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
BridgetownDecember-April
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26℃
27℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
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Top FAQs

Barbados is in North America.

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

The warmest month of the year in Bridgetown, one of the most popular places to visit in Barbados, is September.
The driest month of the year in Bridgetown, Barbados, is usually around February each year.

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