Mean Temperature Anomalies May 2020

May 2020

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

March to May 2020

Much of the eastern Caribbean was warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Saint Lucia and St. Maarten were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northwest; Tobago, Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Guadeloupe ranged from 0 to 0.75 oC warmer; Antigua was between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.25 cooler in a small area in northeastern Guyana to 2.50 oC warmer in central Guyana and northcentral French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer and Aruba was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Haiti were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer with the exception of the eastern and western tips which were between 0.70 and 1.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with only a portion of the northwest, in both countries, being between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas ranged from 0.75 to more than 2.50 oC warmer.

December 2019 to May 2020

Temperature in the eastern Caribbean were higher than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Maarten were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northwest; Grenada, Martinique, St. Kitts  and St. Croix between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 warmer with only a small portion of the southern tip being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer north to south; Guadeloupe and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; Conditions in the Guianas ranged between 0 and 0.25oC cooler in northeastern French Guiana to 2.50 oC warmer in north central French Guiana, and between 0.75 and 1.50 oC in most of Guyana and Suriname. Curacao was between 0.25 and 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 was predominantly between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer with the eastern portions being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with small section in the northwest being 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

June 2019 to May 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, Dominica which ranged from 0.25 cooler in the northeast to 0.75 oC warmer in the south and St. Croix which was between 0.25 oC cooler in the south to 0.25 warmer in the north. Trinidad and Tobago were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; and Antigua between 0 and 0.25 warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from between 0 oC warmer in northeast Suriname and northeast French Guiana to 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 was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer except for the west and a small section in the southeast which was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti ranged from between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with the exception of a small area in the northwest which was between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer. 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 May 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period June 2019 to May 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies April 2020

April 2020

Temperature anomalies in the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad Saint Lucia, St. Maarten and St. Thomas were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago, Grenada, Dominica, Guadeloupe and Antigua were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northeast; Martinique and St. Kitts between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; and St. Croix between 0and 0.75 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from 0.75 oC cooler in northeast Suriname up to 2.50 oC warmer in central and north central Guyana.  Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico ranged from 0.25 in the north east to 1.5 warmer elsewhere. Haiti and Jamaica was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Grand Cayman was between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer.  Cuba ranged from 0.75 to 2.50 warmer east to west. Belize was predominantly 1.50 to 2.50 oC. warmer except for the northwestern corner which was above 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas ranged from 0.75 to above 2.50 oC warmer.

February to April 2020

Much of the eastern Caribbean was warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Saint Lucia and St. Maarten were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northwest; Tobago, Grenada, Martinique, St. Kitts and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Guadeloupe was  between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. St. Croix ranged from 0.25 oC cooler to 0.25 oC warmer from south to north. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.25 cooler in a small area in northeastern Suriname and French Guiana to 2.50 oC warmer in central Guyana, west central Suriname and north central French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Haiti were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba and Belize were between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas ranged from 0.75 to more than 2.50 oC warmer.

November 2019 to April 2020

Temperature anomalies in the eastern Caribbean were warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago and St. Maarten was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados and Guadeloupe between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Kitts and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Antigua and St. Croix between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged between 0 and 0.25oC cooler in northeastern French Guiana and more than 2.50 oC warmer in north central French Guiana, and between 0.75 and 1.50 oC in most of Guyana and Suriname. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with a small section the southeast being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. 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 small section in the north central being 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

May 2019 to April 2020

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

Mean Temperature for April 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period May 2019 to April 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies March 2020

March 2020

 Temperature anomalies in the eastern Caribbean were mixed relative to the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer from northeast to southwest; Tobago, Grenada and St. Maarten between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Barbados from 0.25oC cooler in the south-eastern tip to 0.75 warmer elsewhere; Saint Lucia and Guadeloupe between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique and St. Kitts between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; Dominica between 0.25 oC cooler and 0.25 oC warmer; and Antigua and St. Croix 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer in the northern tip of Guyana and the northeastern tip of French Guiana to above 2.50oC warmer in central Guyana and north central French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was between 0 to 0.75 oC cooler in the northeast while the rest of the island was between 0 to 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer. Jamaica and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Cuba ranged from 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northwest. Belize ranged from between ranged from 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer from south to north. Northern Bahamas was between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer.

January to March 2020

Much of the eastern Caribbean was warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average, except for Antigua that was between 0.25 and 0.75 cooler, and St. Croix that was between 0.25 cooler to 0.25 warmer. Trinidad was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer; Barbados between  0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer from southeast to northwest; Tobago, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts, St. Maarten,  and St. Thomas were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer;   and  between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0 to 0.25 oC warmer in northeastern French Guiana to above 2.50 oC warmer in north central French Guiana, and to between 0.75 to 1.50 oC in central areas of Guyana and Suriname. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico and Haiti were between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cuba and Belize were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 to 2.50 oC warmer.

October 2019 to March 2020

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

April 2019 to March 2020

The southern portion of the eastern chain was warmer than normal, unlike the mixed conditions further north. Trinidad was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Barbados, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Maarten and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica between 0.75 oC cooler in the north to 0.75 oC warmer in the south; Guadeloupe between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua and St. Croix between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler; and St. Kitts between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged between 0 and 0.25oC in northeastern Suriname and French Guiana and 2.50 oC warmer in most of French Guiana, and to between 0.75 and 1.50 oC in most of Guyana and Suriname. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer with a small section the northeast being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC. 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 extreme west being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer and small section in the north central being 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for March 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period April 2019 to March 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies February 2020

February 2020

 Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados, Saint Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer than average; Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts, and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Martinique from between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer from north to south; Guadeloupe from between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer from north to south; Antigua between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.75oC cooler in northeast Suriname to above 2.50oC warmer in north central French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.  Puerto Rico, and Grand Cayman were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer, Cuba was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer except for the west central portions which were between 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer. Belize ranged from between 0.25 and 2.50 oC warmer from south to north. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

December 2019 to February 2020

  Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados and St. Maarten  were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Grenada, Martinique, St. Kitts, and St. Croix were between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer; Dominica ranged from between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer from east the west; Guadeloupe between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer from east to west; Antigua between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.25oC cooler in northeast Suriname to above 2.50 oC warmer in north central French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman and Cuba were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer with eastern portions being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize ranged from between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer from south to north. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 to 2.50 oC warmer.

September 2019 to February 2020

 Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad, Tobago, Barbados, St. Maarten was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer than average; Grenada, Saint Lucia, Martinique and St. Kitts between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica ranged from between 0 and  0.25 oC cooler in the northeast to between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer in the southwest; Guadeloupe between 0 and 1.50 oC warmer from east to west; Antigua between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer from east to west; St. Croix between 0 and 0.25 oC warmer and St. Thomas between 0.25 and 1.50 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from between 0 in northern Suriname up to more than 2.50 oC in French Guiana. Curacao was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer.  Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with western portions of the island being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Cuba, Grand Cayman and Belize were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer with western portions being between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

March 2019 to February 2020

Temperature anomalies in the eastern Caribbean were mixed relative to the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad was between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer; Tobago between 0.25 and 1.5 oC warmer; Grenada, , Barbados, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St. Maarten St. Thomas was between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer; Dominica ranged from between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler in the north to between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer in the south; Guadeloupe between 0.25 and 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua predominantly between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler except for the north which was 0 and 0.25 oC warmer; St. Kitts between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer; St. Croix between 0 and 0.25 oC cooler. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from between 0 and 2.50 oC warmer. Curacao was between 0 and 0.75 oC warmer from southeast to northwest. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer with the northeast area being between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer, with eastern sections being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. 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 extreme west being between 0.25 and 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 0.75 and 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for February 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period March 2019 to February 2020

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Mean Temperature Anomalies January 2020

January 2020

 Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer than average; Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Thomas was 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Saint Lucia from between 0.25 to 1.50 oC from south to north;  Dominica from 0 to 0.25 oC cooler in the east to 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer in the west; Martinique from between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer from north to south; Guadeloupe from between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer from east to west; Antigua between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler; St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Aruba was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from at least 0.25oC warmer in northern and southern Guyana to up to 2.5oC warmer in north central French Guiana.   Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with only the southeastern portions being 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Haiti, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cuba were between 0.75 and 1.50 oC warmer. Belize ranged from at most 2.50 oC warmer in central areas to at least 0.75oC warmer. Majority of northern Bahamas was between 1.50 and 2.50 oC warmer.

November 2019 to January 2020

 Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Thomas was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer than average; Saint Lucia, Martinique and St. Croix were between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer; Grenada ranged from between 0.25 to 1.50 oC from north to south; Dominica ranged from between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler in the northeast to 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer in the southwest; Guadeloupe was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer; Antigua was between 0 to 0.75 oC warmer from east to west. Aruba was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer and Curacao was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas were at least 0.25 oC warmer to more than 2.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico, Haiti, Grand Cayman and Cuba were between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer and ranged up 2.50 oC warmer. Belize was between 0.25 to 1.50 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer.

August 2019 to January 2020

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

February 2019 to January 2020

Much of the eastern Caribbean was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer than the 1981 – 2010 average. Trinidad and the southern tip of Tobago was between  0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer while northern Tobago was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer than average; Grenada, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Maarten, St. Thomas was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer than; Dominica ranged from between 0.25 to  0.75 oC cooler in the north to between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer in the south; Guadeloupe was between 0.25 to – 0.75 oC cooler; Antigua was between 0 to – 0.25 oC cooler; St. Kitts and Nevis was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with only the southern tip of St. Kitts being between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer; St. Croix was between 0 to 0.25 oC cooler. Aruba was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer and Curacao between 0 to 0.25 oC warmer. Conditions in the Guianas ranged from between 0.25 to as high as 2.50 oC warmer. Puerto Rico was predominantly between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer with a small portion of the northeast being between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Haiti was between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer.  Jamaica was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with eastern portions being between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Cuba and Grand Cayman was between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer. Belize was predominantly between 0.75 to 1.50 oC warmer with only a small section of west central area being between 0.25 to 0.75 oC warmer. Northern Bahamas was between 1.50 to 2.50 oC warmer.

Mean Temperature for January 2020

Mean Temperature for the Period February 2019 to January 2020

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