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Barbados Weather


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Barbados is an island blessed with a year-round climate that is as near to perfection as any could get. We're talking about over 3000 hours of sunshine yearly, cooled to salubrious daytime temperatures of 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit (27-29 degrees Celsius) by North-Eastern sea breezes.

Sunrise and Sunset

The times for sunrise and sunset vary by as little as 30 minutes from season to season. Generally, the sun rises at 5:30am and sets at 6pm. People are often surprised at how it gets dark so early and so quickly - this is because Barbados is so near to the equator.

Liquid Sunshine

When it does rain it is usually brief and intermittent. Sometimes you may encounter the unusual tropical phenomenon of the sun shining and the rain falling simultaneously. This is referred to locally as 'de devil an' he wife fighting fuh de cou cou stick'. With just enough 'liquid sunshine' to keep the island lush and green, Barbados is quite simply, paradise. But don't just take our word for it. Come see for yourself what adventures are possible with such glorious weather. There's lots to see, doexplore, and more!

Below is the five-day weather forecast for Barbados. If you'd like a forecast for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing at some of our top spots, see the bottom of this page. You can find out times for daily high and low tides by checking the daily newspaper.

What to Pack?

Not sure what to pack for your Barbados trip?  Visit our "What to Take" page in Useful Info for ideas when preparing to visit the island.

 

Current Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

25 °C | 77 °F

(feels like
25 °C | 77 °F)

Cloud Cover 35%

Humidity 78%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From E

Wind Conditions 14 km/h | 9 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Wednesday

Sunrise 5:54 AM

Sunset 6:10 PM

Partial sunshine with a stray shower
Partial sunshine with a stray shower

29 | 84

24 | 75

20 km/h
13 mph

Thursday

Sunrise 5:53 AM

Sunset 6:10 PM

Partly sunny and humid with a passing shower or two
Partly sunny and humid with a passing shower or two

29 | 84

23 | 73

22 km/h
14 mph

Friday

Sunrise 5:52 AM

Sunset 6:10 PM

Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny

29 | 84

23 | 73

22 km/h
14 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 5:52 AM

Sunset 6:10 PM

Sunshine and patchy clouds
Sunshine and patchy clouds

29 | 84

23 | 73

19 km/h
12 mph

Sunday

Sunrise 5:51 AM

Sunset 6:10 PM

Sunshine and patchy clouds
Sunshine and patchy clouds

29 | 84

23 | 73

20 km/h
13 mph

Surfing Forecasts


Windsurfing/Kitesurfing Forecasts


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