The island of Saint Lucia has a tropical climate, hot and humid, moderated by northeast trade winds, the climate of the island differs in two seasons based on rainfall, while temperatures are constant throughout the year. The average annual temperature is 26 ° C. The average minimum temperatures vary during the year, between 21 ° C of the coldest months and 23 ° C of the warmer months. Even the average maximum temperatures vary during the year, between 31 ° C in the summer months and 29 ° C during the winter months.
The rainy season covers the months between May and December. The precipitation tend to increase with altitude. The average annual rainfall varies between 1500-1700 mm of the north and south coasts, up to 4,000 mm in the inland areas. Between June and November hurricanes can hit the island. During the so-called dry season rains are of lower intensity, but are not absent.
The sea water temperature is stable throughout the year between 28 ° C and 26 ° C.
WHEN TO GO TO SAINT LUCIA
The dry season from January to April is the best time to visit Saint Lucia.
SAINT LUCIA CLIMATIC TABLES
|CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA (14 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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