Caribbean Islands each have a micro climate of their own, however they consistently benefit from beautiful year-round weather with temperatures in the peak July period rarely falling below 27c or climbing uncomfortably above 33c
Due to the sprawling nature of the islands the greatest variations in climate can be found in the furthest corners of the chain of islands, where the most Easterly islands feel both the wind and rain coming in from the South Atlantic, the Western lying islands can often be hotter and drier as a result. This can often result in quite dramatic differences in the landscape of islands, separated by just a few hundred miles.

Caribbean islands are blessed with beautiful weather throughout the year

Extreme weather in the Caribbean remains something of a rarity, the majority of Hurricanes developing out in the Atlantic pass the islands by, often leaving nothing more than a wake of heavy rain and moderate winds, in recent years the majority of islands in the Caribbean have been on the receiving end of little or no highly inclement weather.

The two extremes of the Caribbeans islands would be Aruba and Dominica, with Aruba appearing as a dry, almost arid island with beautiful beaches almost at no risk at all from extreme weather. And Dominica a lush island with dense think forest, often on the receiving end of over 300 inches of rain a year. Most Caribbean islands fall somewhere is between these two making a good choice of island guaranteed

In the table below you can see weather data for more than 30 popular Caribbean destinations. Note how the temperatures remain consisten throughout the islands, but also how the rainfall can vary dramatically from place to place.

Destination January
Max
July
Max
Annual
Rainfall (In)
Anguilla 82.6°F 88°F 40.2
Antigua & Barbuda 81.4°F 87.4°F 40
Aruba 84.7°F 88.2°F 21.3
Bahamas 77.0°F 89.0°F 49.3
Barbados 82.1°F 85.2°F 46.7
Belize 79.6°F 86.3°F 72.3
Bermuda 68.7°F 84.7°F 56.5
Bonaire 84.2°F 88.5°F 21.3
British Virgin Islands 84.1°F 89.0°F 27
Cayman Islands 80.3°F 86.8°F 46
Costa Rica 82.6°F 83.8°F 132.1
Curacao 84.2°F 88.5°F 21.3
Dominican Republic 81.9°F 86.2°F 54.5
Guadeloupe 83°F 87.9°F 70.3
Guyana 82.2°F 83.7°F 74.6
Honduras 82.4°F 87.6°F 99.1
Jamaica 82.3°F 88.4°F 50.709
Martinique 82.1°F 85.8°F N/A
Mexican Caribbean 81°F 90°F 50
Puerto Rico 83.2°F 88.4°F 52.9
St. Lucia 82.4°F 85.6°F 60
Trinidad & Tobago 85.3°F 86.9°F 67.7
U.S. Virgin Islands 83.2°F 88.1°F 40
Venezuela 83.0°F 86.5°F 35.6
Data Provided courtesy of http://caribbean-guide.info
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