Best Time To Visit Bahamas

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What is the best time to visit Bahamas?

Winter season is considered to be the best time to visit the Bahamas. It is appropriate for people who want to escape snow and ice during chilly winters and want to relax at sunny beaches in the Bahamas. The Bahamian winters will give you feel like late spring with moderate climate but it can get chilly in the early morning and at night. The temperature during this season ranges between 25-degree celsius during the day time to 17-degree celsius at night. As this time of the year is the peak time, you need to get reservations at least 2 to 3 months prior. Prices skyrocket and you'll likely be waiting in line for everything from your rental car to your tee time. At some hotels, it is impossible to get accommodations during Christmas and New Years. In the Bahamas, hotels charge their highest price during this season, therefore do not opt for this time if you do not want to spend way too much and want to avoid the crowd. Also, winter is the driest season of all.

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Monthly Weather in Bahamas

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 20 26
February 20 29
March 20 28
April 23 30
May 24 32
June 27 33
July 27 33
August 27 33
September 26 33
October 25 30
November 21 27
December 22 28
January 20 26
February 20 29
March 20 28
April 23 30
May 24 32
June 27 33
July 27 33
August 27 33
September 26 33
October 25 30
November 21 27
December 22 28

Bahamas in Spring (March-April)

This time of the year is termed as Spring Break as many Caribbean students come over to the Bahamas for vacation. College students flock to the beaches for parties, dancing, signing and an overall celebration of a break from school. You will get to see many beach parties, sports event and musical entertainment during this time. If you do not want to be surrounded by kids partying, make sure you ask the hotel before making reservations, if they are planning to host any big group of kids. The temperature ranges between 27 degrees C at daytime to 18 degrees at night. Rainfall remains an average of 40-65 mm.

The Bahamas have around 320 sunny days out of 365 days of the year. This gives you a great opportunity to explore, relax and enjoy the beauty of Bahamas. The average temperature during summer months is around 26 degrees celsius making it a moderate weather. This is the time of the year when the hotel rates are slashed from 20% to 60 and is termed as the islands "off-season" or "summer sale". It's a bonanza for cost-conscious travellers, especially families who like to go on vacations together. Swimming pools and beaches are less crowded perhaps not crowded at all. Accommodations and flights are much easier to book. Finally, the best Bahamian attractions sea, sand, surf, and lots of sunshine remain absolutely undiminished. The only backdrop of this is a season is that services are often reduced. In the peak of winter, everything is fully operational. But in summer, many programs (such as watersports) might be curtailed in spite of the fine weather. Hotels like Grand Bahama, New Providence and Paradise Island all stay open year-round.

The Bahamas have only one season as a curse that is the "Hurricane season". Storms are quite rare here, and when one comes, satellite estimates, for the most part, give satisfactory progress ahead of time with the goal that safeguards can be taken. In case you're setting out toward The Bahamas amid the hurricane season, you might need to visit the National Weather Service at www.nws.noaa.gov. which will provide you with 10 days ahead weather schedule. The hurricane season should be avoided as strong wind systems often sweep over the islands.

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