Like all islands in the eastern Caribbean, Antigua's and Barbuda's tropical climate is also moderated by consistent northeast trade winds.
Because of the general lack of elevation, these islands receive sparse amounts of precipitation, with rainfall generally averaging 990 mm (39 in) per year.
On the bright side, especially for beach lovers, Antigua and Barbuda are known for their low humidity levels.
Daily high temperatures average 27°C (80.6 °F), with slightly lower temps in the winter months, December through February.
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Antigua and Barbuda's Information
|Land Area||443 km2|
|Total Area||443km2 (#181)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Democracy (Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm|
|GDP (PPP)||$2.17 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$24,100|
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