The island of Saint Lucia has a hot and humid tropical climate, moderated by the north-east trade winds, the climate of the island differs in two seasons based on the rains, while temperatures are constant throughout the year. The average annual temperature is 26 ° C. While the average minimum temperatures vary by a few degrees during the year, between 21 ° C in the colder months and 23 ° C in the warmer months. The average maximum temperatures also vary by a few degrees during the year, between 31 ° C in the summer months and 29 ° C in the winter months.
The rainy season includes the months between May and December. Precipitation tends to increase with altitude. The average annual rainfall varies between 1,500 / 1,700 mm of the north and south coasts, up to 4,000 mm of the internal areas. Between June and November, hurricanes can hit the island. During the so-called dry season, the rains are less intense, but they are not absent.
The sea water temperature is stable all year round between 28 ° C and 26 ° C.
WHEN TO GO TO SAINT LUCIA
The dry season from January to April is the best for a visit to Saint Lucia.
THE CLIMATE OF SAINT LUCIA: CLIMATIC TABLES
|CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA (14 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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