The best times to visit Trinidad and Tobago for ideal weather are
March 5th to May 20th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Trinidad and Tobago Travel Guide
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Weather in Trinidad and Tobago
Average temperatures in Trinidad and Tobago vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th 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 Trinidad and Tobago, the hottest months are September, May, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early September where highs are regularly around 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.5°F (24.7°C) at night.
Trinidad and Tobago Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Trinidad and Tobago Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Trinidad and Tobago Perceived Temperature (F)
Trinidad and Tobago Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Trinidad and Tobago 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Trinidad and Tobago are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.
When can you find snow in Trinidad and Tobago? 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 Trinidad and Tobago.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Trinidad and Tobago (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Trinidad and Tobago has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (65.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (74.3%).
Wind in Trinidad and Tobago is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Trinidad and Tobago.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.4||Light breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.3||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.6||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8.2||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|May||8.9||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||8.2||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.4||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.4||Light breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.5||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.7||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.7||Light breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Trinidad and Tobago?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Trinidad and Tobago; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Trinidad and Tobago is May, followed by January and February. 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 Trinidad and Tobago in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Trinidad and Tobago Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 87°F (30.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
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 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Trinidad and Tobago, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 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 Trinidad and Tobago to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.
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