St James

Key facts

  • Currency: BBD:Barbados Dollar
  • Language: English and Bajan
  • Flight duration: 9 hours
  • Timezones: GMT -4

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WHEN TO GO

Barbados’ climate stays pretty constant throughout the year, with temperatures never deviating far from the high 20s. Things cool down slightly in the evenings, but it can still be pretty warm and humid. The island is driest from February to May, although brief tropical rain showers in the afternoons aren’t uncommon.

Weather

Average monthly temperature and rainfall for St James.

TEMPERATURE (°C)RAINFALL (mm)

MonthTemperatureRainfall
JAN 29.0 66.0
FEB 29.0 28.0
MAR 30.0 3.0
APR 30.0 36.0
MAY 31.0 58.0
JUN 31.0 112.0
JUL 31.0 147.0
AUG 31.0 147.0
SEP 31.0 170.0
OCT 31.0 178.0
NOV 30.0 206.0
DEC 30.0 97.0

Health & Safety

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. For the latest health and safety information, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/barbados/health

Passports and Visas

British citizens don’t need a visa to enter Barbados, but must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/barbados/entry-requirements

For more information visit the Foreign Office website - www.fco.gov.uk/en/