The best times to visit the Turks and Caicos Islands for ideal weather are
December 17th to March 25th
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 the Turks and Caicos Islands
Average temperatures in the Turks and Caicos Islands vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 the Turks and Caicos Islands, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 89.7°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.8°F (27.1°C) at night.
the Turks and Caicos Islands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
the Turks and Caicos Islands 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.
the Turks and Caicos Islands Perceived Temperature (F)
the Turks and Caicos Islands Perceived Temperature (C)
Average the Turks and Caicos Islands 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)|
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 the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in the Turks and Caicos Islands (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
the Turks and Caicos Islands has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (60.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (66.7%).
Wind in the Turks and Caicos Islands is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by August and April. July’s average wind speed of around 11.9 knots (13.7 MPH or 22 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
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||10.8||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Feb||10.8||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.9||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||11.2||Significant breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|May||10.9||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Jun||10.7||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||11.9||Significant breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||11.6||Significant breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.7||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||8.9||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.6||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Dec||10.7||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the Turks and Caicos Islands; 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 Sep 11, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in the Turks and Caicos Islands is October, followed by May and March. 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 the Turks and Caicos Islands in February. 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 the Turks and Caicos Islands Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is the second 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in the Turks and Caicos Islands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in the Turks and Caicos Islands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 81.5°F (27.5°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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