The Climate

The weather and climate in the islands of the Bahamas

Most of the Bahamas has sunshine approximately 310 days per year, averaging 8 hours per day.
The islands have a tropical maritime climate, which makes for generally year-round good weather.
The Bahamas does not experience extremes of temperatures.
In centrally situated New Providence, winter temperatures seldom fall much below 60F degrees and usually reach about 75F degrees in the day.
In summer, temperatures usually fall to 78F degrees or less at night whilst daytimes seldom rise above 90F degrees.
There are two seasons: summer which is from May through September and winter which is from October through April.
Winters on Long Island are similar to summer days in Tenerife (Spain).