Nassau Weather Averages

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Nassau, The Bahamas enjoys mainly warm and sunny weather year round. From November to May, temperatures are pleasant and most days are dry.

June to October is hotter with a rainier and stormier climate. Yet the storms usually pass quickly, making room for plenty of sun.

Tropical storms, including hurricanes, become most active in the area during August to October.

This page gives detailed information on the annual weather averages for Nassau. You can jump directly to data and descriptions for:

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located west of Nassau on New Providence Island.

temperature iconTemperature

84 °F annual average high 29 °C
69 °F annual average low 21 °C

Nassau's coldest months of the year are January and February when the daily maximum temperature averages 78 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) and the minimum averages 63 °F (17 °C).

The year's hottest months are July and August. The average temperature peaks then with daily highs of 90 °F (32 °C) and nighttime lows of 75 °F (24 °C).

Temperatures above 95 °F (35 °C) or below 41 °F (5 °C) are not expected at any time of year at Nassau.

precipitation iconRain

55 inches total yearly precipitation 1396 millimetres
138 days of rainfall

August is usually the wettest month of the year for Nassau, while January is the driest.

sunshine iconSun

65 % sunshine annually
2878 hours of sun a year

The sun's rays reach the ground at Nassau during 65 percent of daylight hours, for a total of 2878 hours annually.

Sunlight in Nassau averages 12 hours and 9 minutes a day. The shortest days of the year in mid December have 10 hours and 35 minutes of daylight. The year's longest days in mid June last 13:42 from sunrise to sunset.

humidity iconHumidity

78 % average humidity

The humidity at Nassau is high year round. It ranges from averages of 74 percent during April to 81 percent in September.

wind iconWind

17.2 mph wind speed average 27.7 kph

March is usually the windiest month for Nassau, while the overall wind is calmest during September.

References

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology and World Meteorological Organization. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1971-2000 normals while the sun, humidity and wind statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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