Mean Temperature Anomalies April 2021

April 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for April 2021. Trinidad was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Grenada was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0.75 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Guadeloupe were between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; St. Kitts and St. Maarten were between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer; St. Croix was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer and Curacao was between o.25 and 0.75 oC. cooler. Puerto Rico was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Dominican Republic was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 2.50 oC cooler to more than 2.50 oC warmer. Cuba was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Grand Cayman were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.75 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer.

February to April 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period February to April 2021. Trinidad was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC  warmer; Tobago and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Grenada and St. Croix were between 0 to  0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.75 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.75 oC  cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Dominica was between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; St. Thomas was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler. Puerto Rico and Belize were between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Cuba and Northern Bahamas were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 oC cooler and 2.50 oC warmer.

November 2020 to April 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period November 2020 to April 2021. Trinidad was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago, Grenada and St. Maarten and were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.25 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler south to north; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts and St. Croix were between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer; St. Thomas was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer. Curacao was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler. Puerto Rico was between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic and Belize were between 0 and 0.75 oC, warmer. Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer.

May 2020 to April 2021

Mixed conditions prevailed in the islands of the eastern Caribbean for the Twelve-month period, May 2020 to April 2021. Trinidad, Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados, Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC;  Martinique was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler; St. Thomas was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 oC. cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Belize and Northern Bahamas were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for April 2021

Mean Temperature for the Period May 2020 to April 2021

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Mean Temperature Anomalies March 2021

March 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for March 2021. Trinidad was between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Grenada was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica ranged from between 0.25 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler south to north; Martinique and St. Kitts were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; St. Thomas was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; St. Croix was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 to 2.50 oC warmer.

January to March 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period January to March 2021. Trinidad was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC  warmer; Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 to oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.75 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0 and 0.25 oC  warmer; St. Croix was between 0 to  0.75 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Cuba were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic, Belize and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer.

October 2020 to March 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period October 2020 to March 2021. Trinidad was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago was between 1.50 and 0.25 oC warmer Grenada, St. Maarten and were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; St Thomas was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0.75 oC cooler to  0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.25 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer; and St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer.

April 2020 to March 2021

Mixed conditions prevailed in the islands of the eastern Caribbean for the Twelve-month period, April 2020 to March 2021. Trinidad, Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados, Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique and St. Kitts were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0.25 oC warmer to 0.25 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 to 0.25 oC  cooler; St. Thomas was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Cuba, Belize and Northern Bahamas were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for March 2021

Mean Temperature for the Period April 2020 to March 2021

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Mean Temperature Anomalies February 2021

February 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for February 2021. Trinidad was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, St. Kitts and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; St. Croix was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer and Curacao between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Puerto Rico, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 to 2.50 oC warmer.

December 2020 to February 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period December to February 2021. Trinidad was predominantly between 0.25 and 0.75 oC  warmer with the northeastern tip ranging up to and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada and St. Maarten  were between 0.25 and 0.75 to oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.75 cooler in the extreme southeast to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; Martinique was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Dominica was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts were and St. Croix were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 1.50 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.25 oC cooler south to north. Northern Bahamas was between 1.50 oC warmer to 0.25 oC cooler.

September 2020 to February 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period September 2020 to February 2021. Trinidad, Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Tobago was between 1.50 and 0.25 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.75 oC cooler to  0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.25 oC warmer to 0.75 oC cooler; Martinique was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.25 oC cooler; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer; and St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer.

March 2020 to February 2021

Mixed conditions prevailed in the islands of the eastern Caribbean for the Twelve-month period, March 2020 to February 2021. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Saint Lucia were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique, Dominica and St. Kitts were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; St. Thomas was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with at least 0.25 oC cooler conditions in southwestern Guyana and northeastern Suriname. Puerto Rico, Cuba, Belize and Northern Bahamas were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 oC cooler and 1.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for February 2021

Mean Temperature for the Period March 2020 to February 2021

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Mean Temperature Anomalies January 2021

January 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for January 2021. Trinidad and Tobago were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica ranged from 0.75 oC warmer in the south to 0.25 oC cooler in the north; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer south to north; St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer and Curacao between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer with the western tip being between 0.75 and 1.50oC warmer. Dominican Republic was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Belize were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Northern Bahamas were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer.

November 2020 to January 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period November to January 2021. Trinidad was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 to oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.25 cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and St. Kitts were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 warmer; Martinique was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Dominica was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.25 cooler; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; and St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer.

August 2020 to January 2021

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period August 2020 to January 2021. Trinidad and Tobago were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Martinique, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer; and St. Croix 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 0.75 oC warmer in much of the Guianas.  Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer with the western tip being between 0.75 and 1.50oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer

February 2020 to January 2021

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer and Antigua which was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia, Dominica and St. Kitts were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 1.50 and 0.25 oC warmer from west to east. Dominican Republic was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.  Cuba was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the eastern tip being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from 0.25 oC warmer in the southwest up to 1.50 oC elsewhere. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for January 2021

Mean Temperature for the Period February 2020 to January 2021

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Mean Temperature Anomalies December 2020

December 2020

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for December 2020. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was predominantly between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler with the northern tip being between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler. Martinique was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Dominica ranged from 0.75 oC warmer in the south to 0.25 oC cooler in the north; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer south to north; St. Croix was between 1.50 to 0.25 oC cooler south to north and St. Thomas was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer with the southeastern tip being between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 oC and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small section in the south east ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer. Cuba was between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer west to east. Grand Cayman was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Belize ranged from between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 1.50 oC warmer.

October to December 2020

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period October to December 2020. Trinidad was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago, Grenada and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 to oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.25 cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0.25 warmer to 0.75 oC cooler; Martinique was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer south to north; Dominica was between 0.75 oC warmer to 0.25 cooler; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer south to north St. Maarten was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer; and St. Croix was between 0.25 to 0.25 oC warmer south to north. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Cuba were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

July to December 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average with the exception of Guadeloupe and Antigua which were between 0 and 0.75 oC cooler. Trinidad and Tobago were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique and St. Thomas were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from at least 0.75 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 1.50 oC warmer in northern Guyana/Suriname border. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

January to December 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0.25 cooler oC to 0.25 oC warmer and Antigua which was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica and St. Kitts were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from 0.25 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 1.50 oC in much Guyana, French Guiana and eastern and western Suriname. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 1.50 and 0.25 oC warmer from west to east. Haiti was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.  Cuba was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the eastern tip being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from 0.25 oC warmer in the southwest up to 2.50 oC warmer in a small area in central Belize. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature Anomalies November 2020

November 2020

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for November 2020. Trinidad and Tobago was between  0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer;; Grenada, St. Maarten, St. Croix and St. Thomas were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique was between 0 to 0.75  warmer south to north; Dominica ranged from 0.75 oC warmer in the south to  0.25 cooler in the north; Guadeloupe was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC cooler; St. Kitts was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer  south to north. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 2.50 oC cooler in northeastern Suriname to 0.75 oC warmer in southwestern Guyana and much of French Guiana. Aruba was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler and Curacao between 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Cuba were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Belize ranged from between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in central Belize ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

September to November 2020

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for the period September to November 2020. Trinidad and Tobago were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Martinique, St. Maarten, St. Thomas and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0.25 cooler to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and Dominica were between 0.25 cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC cooler; and St. Kitts was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 0.75 oC cooler in northeastern Suriname up to 2.50 oC warmer in northcentral French Guiana. Aruba was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto, Jamaica, Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

June 2020 to November 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average with the exception of Guadeloupe and Antigua which were between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler. Trinidad, Tobago, St. Croix and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, and Martinique were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia, Dominica and St. Kitts were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer and St. Maarten was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from at least 0.75 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 1.50 oC warmer in northeastern French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

December 2019 to November 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe and Antigua which were between 0.25 cooler oC to 0.25 oC warmer. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Martinique were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging to 0.25 oC cooler in northeast Suriname. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from 0.25 oC warmer in the southwest up to 2.50 oC warmer in a small area in central Belize. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for November 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period December 2019 to November 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies October 2020

October 2020

Mixed temperature anomalies prevailed in the eastern Caribbean for October 2020. Trinidad was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago was between 1.50 to 0.25 oC warmer west to east; Grenada, St. Croix and St. Thomas were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados ranged from 0.75 oC cooler to 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler south to north; Martinique was between 0 to 0.75  warmer south to north; Dominica ranged from 0.75 oC warmer in the south to 0.25 oC cooler in the north; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 to 0.75 cooler oC; St. Kitts was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 oC warmer  south to north and St. Maarten was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 0.25 oC cooler in southeastern Guyana, southern and central Suriname up to 2.50 oC warmer in north and central French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Haiti were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica and Cuba were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Belize ranged from 1.50 to 0.25 oC warmer south to north with a small area in central Belize ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

August to October 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average with the exception of Guadeloupe which was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler and Antigua which was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada and St. Thomas were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and St. Kitts were between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer, Martinique was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer; St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Most of the Guianas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from at least0 oC warmer in northeast and southern Suriname up to 1.50 oC warmer in northeastern Guyana and eastern French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto and Cuba were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti and Grand Cayman were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in northeast being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

May 2020 to October 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Martinique, St. Croix and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and St. Maarten were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer, ranging from at least 0.25 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 1.50 oC warmer in west-central French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the southeastern tip between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC with northeast and southeast portions between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.

November 2019 to October 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0.25 cooler oC to 0.25 oC warmer. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Martinique were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer in northeast Suriname and French Guiana up to 2.50 oC warmer in central and northern French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

 

Mean Temperature for October 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period November 2019 to October 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies September 2020

September 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average with the exception of Guadeloupe and Antigua which were between 0 to 0.25 cooler oC. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer and St. Croix was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. In the Guianas, conditions ranged from at least 2.50 oC cooler in northeast Suriname to over 2.50 oC warmer in north central French Guiana. Aruba was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Cuba and northern Bahamas were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in the north east being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.

July to September 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique and St. Thomas were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with the southeastern portions between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with the south portions between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer and between 0 to 0.25 in the extreme northeast; Guadeloupe and Antigua ranged from between 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer south to north; St. Maarten and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Most of the Guianas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0.25 oC cooler in northeastern Suriname to 1.50 oC warmer in northeastern and central French Guiana and the northern Guiana/Suriname border. Aruba was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto and Cuba were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Belize and northern Bahamas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer.

April 2020 to September 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Saint Lucia, Martinique St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Barbados, Dominica and St. Croix were 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. The Guianas was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer, ranging from at least 0.25 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 1.50 oC warmer in northwestern, northeastern Guyana and northwestern Suriname. Aruba was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area on the southeastern tip of Cuba between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Northern Bahamas were between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC with a small area in the center of the country ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer.

October 2019 to September 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0.25 cooler oC to 0.25 oC warmer. Trinidad, Tobago, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St. Kitts and St. Croix between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Martinique were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica ranged from 0.75 oC warmer in the south to 0 oC warmer in the north. Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer in northeast Suriname and up to 2.50 oC warmer in central and northern French Guiana. Aruba was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area ranging up to 2.50 oC warmer and the southwestern border ranging to at least 0.25 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for September 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period October 2019 to September 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies August 2020

August 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average with the exception of Guadeloupe which ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer and Antigua which was between 0 to 0.25 cooler. Trinidad ranged between 0.75 to 2.50 oC warmer from southeast to the northwest; Tobago, Grenada, Martinique, St. Thomas and St. Croix were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and Dominica were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer from south to north. Much of the Guianas was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with north east and central French Guiana and north and northwestern Suriname ranging between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, a small area in north east Suriname was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in the northeast between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti was predominantly between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer with only a small area in the south west being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Belize were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 to 2.50 oC warmer.

June to August 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Martinique, St. Thomas and St. Croix were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with the southeastern portions between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, Dominica was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with the south portions between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Most of the Guianas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0.25 cooler in northeastern Suriname to 1.50 oC warmer in west central Suriname and central and northeast French Guiana. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in the northwest being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in the southeast-central between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer.

March 2020 to August 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Martinique and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Croix between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer southeast to northwest; Saint Lucia was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with southern tip between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer, with areas closer to the coast ranging from 0.25 oC warmer in northeastern Suriname up to 0.75 oC. Aruba and Curacao were between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Cuba were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the southeastern tip of Cuba and northeast Puerto Rico between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.  Haiti was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Northern Bahamas were between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer from south to northwest.

September 2019 to August 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0.25 cooler in the west to 0.25 warmer in the east. Trinidad, Tobago, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St. Kitts and St. Croix between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados and Martinique and between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica from at most 0.75 oC warmer in the south to between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer in the north; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer in northeast Suriname and French Guiana and 2.50 oC warmer in central and northern French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer and Aruba between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica and northern Bahamas were between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the exception of a small area in the northwest being between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for August 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period September 2019 to August 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies July 2020

July 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, Martinique and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Saint Lucia, Dominica, and St. Maarten were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0 to 25 oC warmer; St. Kitts was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer and St. Croix was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Much of the Guianas was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from at least 0.25 oC cooler in a small area in northeast Suriname to 1.50 oC warmer in much of French Guiana and northwest Suriname. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Cuba were between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and northern Bahamas were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.25 to 2.50 oC warmer.

May to July 2020

Much of the eastern Caribbean was warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, Martinique, St. Thomas and St. Croix were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados, Saint Lucia, Dominica and St. Maarten between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Guadeloupe between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer, Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and St. Kitts between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Most of the Guianas was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0.75 cooler in northeastern Suriname to 1.50 oC warmer at the central Suriname/French Guiana border towards central French Guiana. Curacao was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer and Aruba was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small area in the northwest being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer from west to east. Grand Cayman was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba, Belize and Northern Bahamas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer.

February 2020 to July 2020

Temperatures in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados, Saint Lucia and Martinique were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts and St. Croix between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. The Guianas was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer, with areas closer to the coast ranging from 0.25 oC cooler in northeastern Suriname up to 0.75 oC. Aruba and Curacao were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, Haiti was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer with the western and easternmost portions being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer from south to northwest. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

August 2019 to July 2020

The islands of the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Guadeloupe which was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Trinidad, Tobago and St.Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St. Kitts, between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados, Martinique and St. Maarten between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica from between 0.75 oC warmer in the south to 0.25 cooler in the northeast; Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; and St. Croix between 0 and 0.75 warmer. The Guianas was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with conditions ranging from between 0 oC to 0.25 warmer in northeast French Guiana and 2.50 oC warmer in central and northern French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer and Aruba between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the exception of a small area in the northwest being between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for July 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period August 2019 to July 2020

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