Rain in Caribbean in May

The amazing scenery and ideal conditions experienced throughout the Caribbean frequently result from a blend of both warm sunshine and nourishing rain . While this may be perfect for the flora and fauna , most visitors find it preferable to not experience a lot of rainy days when visiting the Caribbean.

If you'd like to find a location that doesn't receive much rainfall throughout May , check out islands listed at the top of this chart . Rankings are determined by the amount of precipitation each place experiences throughout May , allowing you to quickly compare multiple options . Just keep in mind that those islands towards the bottom of the chart are subject to the most precipitation.



Monthly Rainfall in The Caribbean
% Days with
IslandAverage
(inches)
RainTstorm
Dominican Republic 7.0 37.8 % 23.0 %
Puerto Rico 6.1 67.7 % 15.0 %
Guadeloupe 6.0 67.0 % 8.0 %
Jamaica 5.9 41.8 % 16.0 %
Martinique 5.8 66.9 % 3.0 %
Bahamas 5.2 41.0 % 12.0 %
Cayman Islands 5.1 16.1 % 8.0 %
Trinidad & Tobago 4.4 65.3 % 5.0 %
Belize 4.0 21.3 % 9.0 %
St. Maarten 3.9 56.0 % 4.0 %
Antigua & Barbuda 3.7 N.A. N.A.
St. Kitts & Nevis 3.5 19.2 % 1.0 %
Bermuda 3.1 51.0 % 10.0 %
Barbados 2.2 64.0 % 1.0 %
Turks and Caicos Islands 1.2 39.4 % 18.0 %
Curacao 0.8 40.4 % 3.0 %


You might find it helpful to note that the chart differentiates between normal rainfall and more severe thunderstorms . Since rainfall in the Caribbean usually occurs in quick, short bursts , a high percentage of days with rain isn't necessarily indicative of a poor vacation spot . Don't be afraid to make use of the help we can offer for those planning a tropical escape to the Caribbean.


 

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