The climate of the U.S. Virgin Islands is tropical hot and humid, but with pleasant temperatures all year round thanks to the constant trade winds blowing from the northeast, in fact the temperatures vary little during the year, in fact the average temperatures in January are around 22° C-30°C , those of August 25°C-33°C.
The rainfall is rather low by the standards of the Caribbean. The rains fall between May and November, and the wettest months are between August and November, the average annual rainfall is 1,000 mm. The driest months are those of February and March. Between June and November hurricanes are also possible.
The island of Saint Thomas have on average 163 days of rain per year, the months of October and November have an average of more than 17 rainy days per month, the month of March has an average instead of only 8 days of rain month. The eastern part of the island of Saint Croix receives very little precipitation and its appearance is semi-desert.
The sea water temperature varies between 26 ° C the months between January and March and 28 ° C for the months between May and November.
WHEN TO GO TO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
The best months to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands are the driest between December and April.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS CLIMATIC TABLES
|CHARLOTTE AMALIE, SAINT THOMAS (7 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS|
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