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Antigua climate guide
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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Antigua for next month - May. Select a destination to see the climate guide for all months of the year.
- Codrington, Barbuda
- Dickenson's Bay
- English Harbour
- Falmouth Harbour
- Five Islands
- Jolly Harbour
- Long Bay
- Mamora Bay
- Soldiers Bay
- St John's
The climate guide for Antigua shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.
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Antigua's climate - an overview
The dual-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda lies at the northern end of the eastern Caribbean island chain. Tourism is by far the mainstay of the economy, employing more than half of the islanders, who are mainly of African decent.
Antigua is the main island, supporting 98% of the population. It is here that tourists are drawn to the idyllic beaches, finding a mixture of small resorts and unspoilt shoreline.
The interior is largely unspectacular scrubland with salt marshes, although occasional banana, coconut, and mango plantations in the south form greener pockets.
Much of Antigua is surrounding by coral reefs, which attract a diverse and colourful array of marine life. The warm coastal waters are calm, clear, and blue making conditions ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving.
The island of Barbuda is rarely visited by tourists. Nevertheless, it has beautiful and deserted beaches and the few local residents are hopelessly outnumbered by a large colony of distinctive frigate birds.
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