Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda? If you're planning to go to Antigua, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

Based on the climate and weather in Antigua, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda by month

January

If you vacation in Antigua during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

February

If you go to Antigua in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March for Antigua is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you vacation in Antigua during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

In May, Antigua is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Antigua, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

June

June in Antigua is extremely hot, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in Antigua is consistently hot, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August in Antigua can be sweltering, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

September

September in Antigua is really hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

October

October is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

November

November is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

If you are traveling to Antigua in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Antigua, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Antigua

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