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Nassau and Paradise Island are meant to be enjoyed out of doors, during good weather, and that can be counted on only part of the year. Typically, Nassau claims more than 315 days of sunshine each year with an alternating climate of alternating wet and dry weather.

Remember, though, the Bahamas are located just east of Florida, which places them in the Atlantic Ocean and hundreds of miles north of the Caribbean. This is not a tropical or semi-tropical region. The passing Gulf Stream typically keeps temperatures in a fairly even range but occasionally Nassau does get clobbered by modified polar air that pushes temperatures to record lows.

The most recent extreme occurred January 19, 1977, when Nassau and other parts of the northern Bahamas actually experienced snow flurries. These cold fronts also bring high winds that may last for days, making water activities difficult if not impossible.

Typical Nassau winter temps seldom fall much below 60°F with the afternoons typically reaching about 75°F. Winter water temperatures can be uncomfortably brisk, moving into the low 70s. (See Bahamas Water Temperatures)

The Rainy Months

Only an average of 2 inches of rain fall each month from December through March. The rainy season technically starts in June and last through October, with an average of 7 inches each month. The most active hurricane period typically is from September 1 to November 1, which is why prices for hotels and Bahamas cruises sometimes are a bargain.


Nassau Temperatures and Rain Averages
Month by Month

                                       Average Temperatures (F)

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High

77

77

79

81

84

87

89

89

88

85

82

78

Low

64

65

66

69

72

76

77

77

76

74

71

66

                                      Average Temperatures Temperatures (C)

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High

25

25

26

27

29

31

32

32

31

29

28

26

Low

18

18

19

21

22

24

25

25

24

23

22

19

                                       Amount of Rain

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Inches

2

2

2

3

5

7

6

7

7

7

3

2

CM

5

5

5

8

13

18

15

18

18

18

8

5

                                         Amount of Humidity

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Percent

86

84

83

80

80

83

83

86

89

87

87

85

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