What Is the Weather in Bahamas in February?

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The islands of the Bahamas have more than 300 days of sunshine every year and usually enjoy temperatures ranging between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, sometimes reaching to the 90s. As northern islands of the Caribbean, temperatures are generally cooler than in other Caribbean nations.

The Bahamas enjoys sunny, warm weather for the majority of the year.
The Bahamas enjoys sunny, warm weather for the majority of the year. (Image: livertoon/iStock/Getty Images)

Weather in February

In general, February is the coldest month of the year in the Bahamas with temperatures ranging from lows in the 60s to highs in the upper 70s. Mornings and early evenings are the coolest time of day in February, and daily temperatures increase by early afternoon. Overall, February temperatures average to 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

Small coconut tree island in the Bahamas
Small coconut tree island in the Bahamas (Image: Blair Howard/iStock/Getty Images)

Peak Season

February lies in the middle of the high tourist season in Bahamas, which lasts from mid-December to mid-April. During peak season, accommodation prices are at their highest throughout the island chain, and travelers need to book hotels at least two to three months ahead.

Paradise Island, Bahamas
Paradise Island, Bahamas (Image: Ruth Peterkin/iStock/Getty Images)

Precipitation in February

Because the Bahamas are already toward the north of the Caribbean, northern islands in the Bahamas can get twice as much rain as the south. In general, levels of precipitation are at their lowest in February, with the highest chance of rain occurring around 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Storm with rainclouds over the horizon near the Bahamas
Storm with rainclouds over the horizon near the Bahamas (Image: Kate Shephard/iStock/Getty Images)

Hurricanes

Hurricane season in the Bahamas is officially from June to November, so February is a dry and temperate month with little chance of stormy weather. Even during hurricane season, most storms pass by the islands.

Night beach party on Grand Exuma, Bahamas
Night beach party on Grand Exuma, Bahamas (Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)

Humidity in February

The Bahamas can experience levels of humidity of 80 percent all year round, but the regular easterly trade winds that blow through the country keep temperatures comfortable. February brings lower levels of humidity than the stickier Bahama summers, and temperatures stay moderate.

Resort beach on Nassau, Bahamas
Resort beach on Nassau, Bahamas (Image: WorachatSodsri/iStock/Getty Images)

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