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best month for weather ???

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best month for weather ???

We are planning a curise to the southern carribbean to stop on Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, San Juan, Dominica, St. Kitts -- We are looking at EARLY May (like first week in May 2010). Is that a good time to come weather wise -- or would another month be better.

We want to come when the skies are beautiful blue and water nice. We made the mistake of going to San Francisco on a "bad weather" month and it wasn't as nice.

Any input would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much!

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1. Re: best month for weather ???

Not a problem in May.

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2. Re: best month for weather ???

My choice would be December January or February ..but I have also been in April (school holiday - forced) and May .... it was fine

...just increased risk of rain

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3. Re: best month for weather ???

I think whenever you go to Barbados you are likely to get at least an odd shower or two but should also get some blue sky and sunshine. We went end of January for 2 weeks and had some rain and some grey skies, especially in the first week though it didn't spoil the holiday and the second week was drier than the first. I expected some rain and took an umbrella so it didn't bother me though I wasn't too keen on the grey sky - reminded me too much of the UK lol.

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4. Re: best month for weather ???

I think on a cruise the first week in May should be perfect. We've been there during that timeframe previously and loved it.

We were there on a cruise in late March and we found the water cooler than we like. Typically we travel anywhere from May through November.

You will find your blue sky and gorgeous water.


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