Have you ever wondered what the weather conditions are going to be like when booking your holiday of a lifetime?
Have you ever wished you could know which month would be the best time to travel?
Well wonder no more as below you will find examples of some of the best times to travel on some of the finest destinations you could ever encounter:
Antarctica is best to visit between November and March when the ice starts to break up due to the arrival of summer. It is also breeding season for most animals during this time with January and February being the warmest months. Penguin chicks hatch during January and February while February and March provides the best chance to encounter humpback and minke whales.
Although Belize is warm all year round the best time to visit Belize is from November to May when the temperatures are warm and rainfall low.
October to June is the best time to visit Cuba which is during the dry season bringing warm temperatures and low rainfall.
The best time to visit Argentina is between November and March when the weather is warm and dry. If visiting Patagonia, the best times for wildlife viewing are between October and March, during this time the weather is also at its best.
From September until March is the best time to visit Brazil when the weather is warm and sunny. If visiting Salvador and the north-east, November to February is the best time to visit as sea breezes cool down the warmer days and rainfall is low.
The monsoon hits different regions at different times, affecting north and central India from May to September and the south until October.
The best time to visit Burma is from November to March, when it is not so hot and rains the least. April is very hot and dry and the rainy season is from May to September, during which time some resorts close.
Thailand has a tropical monsoon climate, divided into a wet and dry season. For the central and northern areas, including Bangkok and Chiang Mai, the best times to visit are between November and March, since it is very hot in April and rainy between May and October. The south-west bordering the Andaman Sea, including Phuket and Krabi, is driest between November and March, while the south-eastern coast bordering the Gulf of Thailand is best between May and October.
The best time to visit Mexico is between November and April when the weather is warm and dry. Mexico City and the central plateau experience a mild spring-like climate due to the altitude. During this time the Yucatan Peninsula is much warmer than the central plateau region but sea breezes cool the warmer days. This is also when this part of the country experiences low rainfall.
The weather in Laos is usually hot and humid all year whilst the rain season falls between late April and September. The best time of year to visit is during the winter months between November and March, when it is cooler and drier.
Australia can be visited all year round. Seasons in the southern half of Australia are usually the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere: spring comes in September, summer is from December to February, autumn from March to May, and winter starts in June. The north coast has a wet season from November to April and a dry season from May to September. Central Australia has little heavy rain and is best between March and May.
New Zealand’s weather can be very changeable with cold fronts or tropical cyclones arriving quickly. Visitors should be prepared for sudden changes in weather and temperature, particularly if planning any outdoor activities. In summer, the average maximum temperature ranges between 20C and 30C and in winter between 10C and 15C. The warmest months are December to February. The north of New Zealand is subtropical, while the south has a more temperate climate.
So there you have it – you now have a good idea of the perfect weather conditions for the places you wish to visit.