The best times to visit St Lawrence Gap for ideal weather are

January 29th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in St Lawrence Gap

Temperature

Average temperatures in St Lawrence Gap vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit St Lawrence Gap, the hottest months are September, August, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late September where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

St Lawrence Gap Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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St Lawrence Gap Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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St Lawrence Gap Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average St Lawrence Gap Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 84.9 79.1 73.8
Feb 84.9 78.9 73.7
Mar 85.6 79.4 74
Apr 86.3 80.4 75.1
May 87.2 81.9 76.7
Jun 87.7 82.2 77.1
Jul 87.6 82.1 77.2
Aug 87.8 82.3 76.8
Sep 88.1 82.5 76.8
Oct 88 82.3 76.5
Nov 87 81.4 76.3
Dec 85.7 80.1 75.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.4 26.2 23.2
Feb 29.4 26.1 23.2
Mar 29.8 26.3 23.3
Apr 30.2 26.9 23.9
May 30.7 27.7 24.8
Jun 30.9 27.9 25.1
Jul 30.9 27.8 25.1
Aug 31 27.9 24.9
Sep 31.2 28.1 24.9
Oct 31.1 27.9 24.7
Nov 30.6 27.4 24.6
Dec 29.8 26.7 24

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in St Lawrence Gap are March, February, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in St Lawrence Gap? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in St Lawrence Gap.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in St Lawrence Gap (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 2.6
Feb 15% 0 1.4
Mar 13% 0 1.3
Apr 20% 0 3
May 16% 0 2.6
Jun 24% 0 3.8
Jul 29% 0 5
Aug 33% 0 8.1
Sep 25% 0 3.8
Oct 31% 0 6.9
Nov 29% 0 4.9
Dec 21% 0 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 6.6
Feb 15 0 3.6
Mar 13 0 3.3
Apr 20 0 7.6
May 16 0 6.6
Jun 24 0 9.7
Jul 29 0 12.7
Aug 33 0 20.6
Sep 25 0 9.7
Oct 31 0 17.5
Nov 29 0 12.4
Dec 21 0 8.9

 

Humidity and Wind

St Lawrence Gap has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (69.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (76.8%).

Wind in St Lawrence Gap is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is June, followed by February and July. June’s average wind speed of around 15.7 knots (18.1 MPH or 29.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 21.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in St Lawrence Gap.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 14.5 Significant breeze 19.2 Strong breeze
Feb 15.4 Significant breeze 20.8 Strong breeze
Mar 14.2 Significant breeze 18.7 Strong breeze
Apr 13.7 Significant breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
May 13.9 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Jun 15.7 Significant breeze 20.4 Strong breeze
Jul 14.6 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Aug 11.7 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Sep 10 Gentle breeze 15.1 Strong breeze
Oct 11.3 Significant breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Nov 12.3 Significant breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Dec 13.4 Significant breeze 18.2 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.8%
Feb 69.4%
Mar 69.3%
Apr 72.5%
May 72%
Jun 74.6%
Jul 75.6%
Aug 76.8%
Sep 75.8%
Oct 76%
Nov 75.6%
Dec 72.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to St Lawrence Gap?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Barbados; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 27, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in St Lawrence Gap, Barbados is January, followed by February and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit St Lawrence Gap in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.2 in November means 58.2% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall St Lawrence Gap Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.8°F (31°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in St Lawrence Gap, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 86.3°F (30.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in St Lawrence Gap to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86°F (30°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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