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Best time to visit Port of Spain, Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago

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The best time to visit Port of Spain is January-May

Port of Spain is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, January-May 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.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Port of Spain can rise to a maximum of 31℃ (87℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 23℃ (73℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Port of Spain during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Port of Spain in October. Head over there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Port of Spain below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Port of Spain seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Port of Spain as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Port of Spain 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 Port of Spain

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 Port of Spain 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.

Port of Spain 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 Port of Spain 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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Port of Spain in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 10 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Port of Spain in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Port of Spain in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Port of Spain in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Port of Spain is usually September, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Port of Spain 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 Port of Spain 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 Port of Spain, 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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