New Providence, Bahamas: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to New Providence, Bahamas

Based on the climate and weather in New Providence, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for New Providence, Bahamas by month

January

January in New Providence is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to New Providence in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in New Providence is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in New Providence is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, New Providence is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for New Providence, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to New Providence in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in New Providence can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in New Providence during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 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:

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

September

In September, New Providence can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for New Providence, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in New Providence during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to New Providence in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for New Providence, Bahamas

Here are some general tips on what to wear in New Providence, 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 New Providence
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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