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Antigua and Barbuda is a country in the Caribbean and is part of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. Besides Antigua and Barbuda the country consists of the uninhabited island of Redonda and 34 smaller islands. Until the beginning of the 1980s the islands belonged to the United Kingdom. This is also why English is the main language here. The islands are popular as a sun, sea and beach destination. On Antigua and Barbuda many beautiful beaches can be found. According to the locals 365, one for every day of the year. The interior of the islands is very beautiful as well as the seas. This is also why many people travel here to go snorkeling or diving. You can also explore the sea on a boat with a glass bottom. Besides the beautiful animal and plant life many remains of the British colonial era can be found in the interior. Several old fortresses, ammunition depots and typical colonial houses can be found in the interior.
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Antigua and Barbuda climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in Antigua and Barbuda? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of Antigua and Barbuda
 

 

Sunny holidays in Antigua and Barbuda
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for Antigua and Barbuda. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in Antigua and Barbuda
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Explanation of symbols
January 28 22 8 26   - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 28 22 8 26  
March 29 22 8 26  
April 29 23 8 26  
May 30 24 8 27  
June 30 25 8 28
July 31 25 8 28
August 31 25 8 28
September 31 25 7 29
October 30 24 7 28
November 30 23 7 28  
December 29 23 7 27  
 
The weather in Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda has a tropical savannah climate with high precipitation figures all year round. During the winter average precipitation figures are slightly lower. Temperatures are about the same all year round and nights are warm and muggy. The climate on the islands is influenced by ever blowing northeasterly trade winds. During the second part of the year there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes.
Antigua and Barbuda climate information

Popular destinations in Antigua and Barbuda
Besides the capital St Johns the most popular destinations are: Jolly Beach, Falmouth Harbour, Long Bay, Codrington, Weatherills,Five Islands, Coco Bay and Mamora Bay.

Trivia & strange facts
- The islands have bank secrecy
- Barbuda is a large frigate bird sanctuary.
- Several ship wrecks can be found off the coast which are very popular diving spots
- The Antigua Sailing Week is one of the largest sailing contests in the Caribbean
- In Stingray City you can swim with stingrays
- In most places in Antigua the mobile phone signal is good and internet cafes can be found.
- Tap water is undrinkable
- There are many festivities during carnival
- When you leave the country you will have to pay taxes

More about Antigua and Barbuda?
The following sites are specialized in providing Antigua and Barbuda information:
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