Trinidad & Tobago Travel Guide

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Best Times to Visit Trinidad & Tobago

The best time to visit Trinidad and Tobago is from January to May when the skies stay clear. Although the islands aren't on the hurricane belt, afternoon rain showers are daily occurrences from June to December. Hotels lower their rates to account for rainy weather during this wet season. At least the weather stays pleasant year-round: There's little humidity and average temps hover in the low 80s.

Weather in Trinidad & Tobago

Switch to Celsius/MM
Average Temperature (°F)
87.8
68
88.7
68.4
90.1
69.3
91.4
71.6
91.6
73.4
88.7
73.9
88.3
73.4
89.1
73.4
90
73.6
90
72.7
88.7
72.1
88
69.8
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Precipitation (in)
1.69
1.57
0.67
1.09
2.66
6.13
7.62
9.61
7.5
5.64
8.29
2.98
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

January-May

Compared to Tobago, Trinidad's hotel prices are fairly stable this time of year. But rates do spike in January and February due to the Trinidad Carnival. Despite the price jump, it's still a great time to see these islands. There will be very little rain, and temperatures rest in the mid-80s.

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June-December

Although there's little chance of hurricanes, it's still pretty wet from June to December. Hotel deals are easier to find, but keep in mind that a lot of European travelers visit Tobago during this time of year. To ensure you score a good deal, make your reservations at least three months in advance.

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Popular Times to Visit Trinidad & Tobago

Average Tourist Volumes

Ttourism volume is estimated based on in-market destination search query interest from Google and on travel.usnews.com in 2015-2016. Hotel prices are sourced from a sample of U.S. News Best Hotels rates through 2015-2016.

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