Weather & Climate

Weather & Climate

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Warmed by the Gulf Stream, Bermuda enjoys a sub-tropical climate that doesn’t see extremes of either hot or cold, meaning you will never experience severe cold, snow or scorching heat waves in Bermuda.

Climate Overview

The average temperature for the year is 71.6°F [22°C], while the average high is around 76°F [24.4°C], and the average low is around 67°F [19.4°C]

The hottest part of our year is May through mid-October, when temperatures hover between 75°F [23°C] and 85°F [29°C].

The coldest part of our year is from January – March, with the average high temperature hovering around 69°F [20.5°C] and the the average low around 60°F [15.5°C].

The highest temperature on record is 93°F [34°C] in August 1989, while the lowest temperature on record is 44°F [6.6°C] in February 1950.

The current weather conditions in Bermuda, as well as a four-day forecast, are shown below

Thunderstorm
Wednesday <2017-06-28T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaWed, 28 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300></2017-06-28T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaWed, 28 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300> 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely this morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. High 83F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday <2017-06-29T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaThu, 29 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300></2017-06-29T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaThu, 29 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300> 20%
Partly Cloudy
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 82F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday <2017-06-30T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaFri, 30 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300></2017-06-30T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda630Atlantic/BermudaFri, 30 Jun 2017 19:00:00 -0300> 20%
Clear
Sunny along with a few clouds. High 83F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday <2017-07-01T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda731Atlantic/BermudaSat, 01 Jul 2017 19:00:00 -0300></2017-07-01T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda731Atlantic/BermudaSat, 01 Jul 2017 19:00:00 -0300> 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing during the afternoon. High 83F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday <2017-07-02T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda731Atlantic/BermudaSun, 02 Jul 2017 19:00:00 -0300></2017-07-02T19:00:00-03:00Atlantic/Bermuda731Atlantic/BermudaSun, 02 Jul 2017 19:00:00 -0300> 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. Lots of sunshine late. High 84F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Water Temperature

The average sea temperature for the year is 73.1°F [22.8°C].

The coldest months are January – March when it is around 65°F [18.3°C], while the warmest months are July, August and September when the sea temperature is around 82°F [27.7°C].

Rainfall

Bermuda doesn’t have a “rainy season” as such, but does experience rainfall sporadically year round, with an average of 4 -5 inches per month.

Rather than an all day drizzle, most rainfall on the island occurs in showers, so the chances of your entire day being ruined by rain are minimal, while your chances of being caught in a shower are higher!

Hurricanes

The Atlantic hurricane season is officially from 1 June to 30 November, and although they are rare, Bermuda can be affected by hurricanes sometimes.

The last time Bermuda sustained serious damage from a hurricane was when Hurricane Fabian struck the island in 2003, however since that time Bermuda has had several smaller hurricanes arrives on our shores.

All properties on the island are built to withstand hurricanes, and the Bermuda Hotel Association has a “Hurricane Guarantee” in place to assist you on the off chance your visit is affected by a hurricane.

Average Monthly Temperatures

Temperatures in Bermuda can reach around 85°F [29°C] during the hottest months, while the coolest months see lows of around 60°F [15.5°C]. The Bermuda Weather Service’s average monthly temperatures using data spanning a 50 year period [1949-1999] is below.

Data-Bermuda-Weather-Service

Misc

Most entities in Bermuda have air-conditioning, whether it be our hotels, shops or buses, so during the summer months you can ‘cool down’ in most indoor locations.

If you are planning on renting a scooter, you may wish to bring a coat, as riding a scooter can get quite chilly at night, especially during the winter months.

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