Best time to visit Andros

The best time to visit Andros is during the winter dry season from late-November to mid-May, when temperatures average a balmy 24°C (75°F) with fairly constant and cooling easterly trade winds.

Andros Island weather

Andros experience a hot tropical climate with a warm, winter dry season from November to April, and a hot, wet summer season from late-May to late-October.

What is the best month to visit Andros Island?
February, March and April are the best months to visit Andros – the weather is warm and sunny, with clear blue skies, little or no rainfall and pleasantly warm sea water, which is perfect for swimming.

April is the sunniest month of the year in Andros.

However, anytime from mid-November to mid-May is considered good.

Which is the hottest month in Andros?
The hottest month in Andros is usually July, with an average daily high temperature of 32°C (89°F) and a low of 26°C (78°F).

The hot season lasts from early-June to early-October, with an average daily high temperature above 31°C (87°F).

Which is the coldest month in Andros?
The coldest month in Andros is January, with an average high temperature of 26°C (78°F) and an average low temperature of 19°C (66°F).

The cool season lasts from early-December to mid-March, with an average daily high temperature below 27°C (80°F).

Which is the sunniest month in Andros?
The sunniest month of the year in Andros is usually April, with nine hours of bright sunshine per day; that's an average of 71% of daylight hours.

What is the humidity in Andros?
Andros experiences notable seasonal variation in perceived humidity, with approximate average relative humidity calculated at between 75% – 80% over the course of the year.

What do the humidity conditions feel like in Andros?
We derive the humidity comfort level – what conditions feel like – from the dew point temperature, which measures moisture content in the atmosphere: a higher dew point feels more humid, while a lower dew point feels drier.

Meteorologists agree that dew point temperature is a more consistant indication of 'absolute humidity' than relative humidity, which fluctuates with temperature. 

The more humid time of year lasts from mid-April through to mid-December, when you can expect the comfort level to be muggy at least 60% of the time.

The months with the highest humidity in Andros are June through September, when almost every day in each month is muggy or oppressive.

January through March is more comfortable; February has the least number of muggy days, with an average of 13 days that are muggy.

When is the sea warmest in Andros?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Andros in August when the water temperature averages 29°C (84°F), which is pleasant for long swims.

The time of year with warmer water lasts from late-June to mid-October, with an average temperature above 28°C (82°F).

The sea is warm enough for swimming year round in Andros Island.

Which month has the most rain in Andros?
June is usually the wettest month in Andros with 101mm (o4in) f rainfall on average, distributed across 10 days.

The summer wet season lasts from mid-May to late-October, with a greater than 24% chance of any given day being a wet day, although rainfall is often limited to periodic showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon or evening.

Rain falls throughout the year in Andros. The drier season lasts from late-October to mid-May.

Which is the windiest month in Andros?
The windiest month of the year in Andros is November, with an average hourly wind speed of 22 kilometres per hour (14 mph; 12 knots).

The windy part of the year lasts from mid-October through to late-April, with average wind speeds of more than 20 kilometres per hour (12 mph; 11 knots).

The less-windy time of year lasts from late-April through to mid-October. The calmest month of the year in Andros is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 17 kilometres per hour (10.6 mph; 9 knots).

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Andros is from the east throughout the year.

Is there a risk of a tropical storm in Andros?
The likelihood of a tropical storm in Andros is greatest during the wet season with a risk of around 3% in August and September.

Although hurricanes are infrequent around Andros, June through November marks the official Atlantic hurricane season.

Andros Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
26 26 27 29 30 32 32 32 32 30 28 26
Average low temperature (°C)
19 19 20 22 23 25 26 26 25 24 22 20
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
7 8 8 9 9 8 9 9 7 7 7 7
Average daily daylight (hrs)
11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 11 11 10
Comfort level – heat
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Comfort level – humidity (#muggy days)
14 13 15 18 26 29 31 31 30 28 21 18
Average relative humidity (%)
75 75 75 75 75 80 75 80 80 80 75 80
UV Index (max)
6 8 10 11 11 11 11 11 10 9 7 6
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
3 3 3 4 7 10 9 10 11 8 4 3
Average monthly rainfall (≤mm)
21 23 29 36 76 100 70 84 94 80 40 20
Average wind speed (km/h)
21 21 21 21 20 19 17 17 17 20 22 21
Average sea temperature (°C)
24 24 24 25 27 28 29 29 29 28 26 25
Andros Town, Andros

Holiday seasons

High season: From mid-December to mid-April hotel prices are at there highest and you should book well in advance.

Note: March and April are best avoided as this coincides with the spring-break for US college kids.

Low season: Lasts approximately from mid-April to mid-December and offers huge discounts (up to 60 per cent) on hotel rooms.

Note: Meteorological data for Andros is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Bahamas Department Of Meteorology at the closest weather station, Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), formerly known as Nassau International Airport, located on New Providence Island, around 48km (30mi) east of Andros Island. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Best time to visit Andros Island: 20 March, 2024

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