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Holiday In September

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Holiday In September

We are considering travelling with virgin holidays to Barbados in September (14) this year we are aware it's the hurricane season ! however what does that mean as regards to weather is it likely to be raining every day/windy? Or a very mixed bag of rain/sun? All comments welcome

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1. Re: Holiday In September

No one can predict the weather so take a look below and make the best guess you can. It will be hot, it will be humid, it will rain, it will be sunny just no one knows how much of each. Hurricanes are predictably unpredictable.

Wet Season: July – November Frequent rain and the chance of hurricanes are what put people off from visiting during the wet season, but it still has a lot to offer. The average high temperature sneaks up to 29°C and the average low follows to 24°C. While this is a minute difference the slight increase in humidity makes it feel like quite the change. High humidity takes some getting used to; visitors will relish their air-conditioning. The sea temperature gets up to a bath-like 28°C. The likelihood of being hit by a hurricane is very low, but is at its highest in August and September. Before travelling to this area during the wet season a check on hurricane activity in the area is a must. Hurricanes passing nearby will also drastically affect weather on the island, causing tremendous storms with ferocious wind speeds and deluges of rain. Flash flooding and a disruption of transport are regular effects of a bad storm. Hurricanes or not, rainfall is high during the wet season. Storms are generally very heavy but very brief and so days full of sunshine are still to be had; the wet season only sees one hour less of sunshine per day on average in comparison to the dry season.

More likely than not, you will have plenty of carefree days on the beach.

http://www.barbados-weather.com/ is a site that gives standard weather information that gives current and projected weather information.

http://barbados-guide.info/weather is a site that has Average Daily, High Temperature, Average Daily Low Temperature, Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches), % Days with Clear or Partly Cloudy Skies.

tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g147262-Barbados-Vac… site has basic information for anyone contemplating going to Barbados and looking at what the weather and temperature can be like.

wunderground.com/history/…MonthlyHistory.html site has detailed monthly and daily historical information so that one can see what can be expected.

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ for those interested in knowing the most immediate and up to date information on any tropical storms developing or hurricanes, their projected track with wind speed and a great amount of detailed maps, this is the most authoritative site in the world.

http://www.stormcarib.com/ is a site where anyone interested in what the immediate, present situation is on any island in the Caribbean. For Barbados just click on Barbados and there will be someone living in Barbados who will answer your question, live in most cases or has a contact e mail address.

http://www.barbados.org/weather.htm this site has good basic weather information for anyone looking at going to Barbados or planning a trip and quickly wants to know what to expect.

http://www.climatetemp.info/barbados/ this site has detailed information with charts and graphs that will give someone looking at going at some point in the future the type of weather and temperature they can expect.

http://www.royalwestmoreland.com/webcam this site has live pictures of the weather and beach in Mullins.

surfline.com/surf-report/… this site gives weather and tidal information for the East Coast Soup Bowl Surfing area.

http://portstcharles.com/display.php?page=9 this webcam site gives current pictures of the conditions at Port St.Charles.

Edited: 08 January 2011, 22:56
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2. Re: Holiday In September

Would agree with most of the previous post however temps can be as high as 36 deg C during August to October - we have a thermometer in our office and there were days that hot durinf wet season 2010.

2010 was definitely wetter than previous years of late to be honest and we did have flash floooding and of course Tropical Storm Tomas at the end of October.

I was in St. Lucia where it hit as a hurricane the next day - the Friday was lovely, Saturday the hurricane, a little overcast but ok and calm on the Sunday and brilliant sunshine again by Monday - not that I am suggesting you want to be caught in a hurricane of course!

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3. Re: Holiday In September

I would be less worried about the weather and more concerned that a lot of places are closed that time of year, especially some of the better restaurants

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4. Re: Holiday In September

Thanks for all your advise thinkin going to go at other time of year now

any suggestions on time to go would be a great help I think we need all your help!!

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5. Re: Holiday In September

If you want to avoid the rainy season try February, March,April, May or June.

Thank being said, you still will get some rain showers, but nothing significant.

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6. Re: Holiday In September

Hi Merseyside you can also add Jan to the above list...we have been 3 times in Jan and the weather has been fantastic each time!!! Good luck!

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