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Tip #12

Some islands attract more cruise visitors than long-term stays, others get the opposite. Barbados has an equal number of both.

December is a popular month to visit Barbados because of its warm southern location and consistent temperatures in the mid-80s Fahrenheit.

Bridgetown, the island's capital and cruise port, is a large city with plenty of shopping, dining and nightlife.
- Scott Bateman
Bahamas

Weather in the Bahamas in March

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Bahamas weather in March is warm, sunny and free of hurricane threat.

The climate in the Bahamas is divided into two seasons: the wet season, which runs from June to November, and the dry season, which runs from December to May.

March falls right in the middle the nation's dry season, or summer time, increasing the likelihood of nice weather.

The Bahamas, known for their world class shopping, accessibility to tourists, and stunning beaches, are attractive to tourists because they are easy to get to and provide seemingly endless entertainment.

Visitors can enjoy snorkeling, fishing, deep sea diving, museums and delicious food.

Rainfall

March Weather Stats

Avg. High
79 degrees F
Avg. Low
66 degrees F
Rain Inches
1.6
On average, it rains only seven days during the month of March.

The Bahamas receive an average of 50 inches of rainfall per year. The majority of this rain occurs during the wet season, or hurricane season, which runs from June to November.

Months with the highest amount of rainfall include June, July, August and September, when the amount of rainfall rises to more than seven inches.

In March, the Bahamas receive only 1.6 inches of rainfall on average. Most of this rain comes in the form of a short, sporadic shower that passes quickly.

These showers are likely to fall around mid afternoon, and are usually nothing more than a cooling reprieve for the overheated tourist.

Temperatures

Temperatures in the Bahamas increase in March, with an average high of 79 degrees and an average low of 66 degrees.

Because of the northern location of the Bahamas, the temperatures tend to fluctuate more than temperatures on other islands in the Caribbean. The average annual temperature in the Bahamas is 83 degrees.

July, August, and September are the warmest months in the Bahamas, with average high temperatures rising to 89 degrees, and low temperatures hovering around 77 degrees.

January and February are the coolest months, with the average high only 77 degrees and the average low 65 degrees.

In March, the temperatures begin to increase, making temperatures comfortable for tourists wishing to experience the Bahamas without the scorching heat.

The sea temperatures stay more consistent throughout the year, ranging between 75 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. In March, the temperature of the water is between 75 and 80 degrees.

Should I Visit in March?

Bahamas weather in March is comfortably warm and generally sunny, with an average of only seven days of rain throughout the month.

Visitors to the Bahamas in March will not have to worry about hurricanes or particularly bad weather.

Regarding the weather, March is a good month to visit the Bahamas.
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