Climate and average weather in Saint Kitts & Nevis
A rather pleasant tropical climate combined with the tropical beaches and always warm seawater makes Saint Kitts and Nevis a popular holiday destination.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is under the influence of the northeast trade wind, so there are differences in the amount of precipitation within the country. Along the western coastal areas the average annual rainfall is well below the limit of one thousand millimeters (39 inch), while on the windward side of the mountains around 1500 millimeters (59 inch) is recorded yearly. The southeast peninsula of St. Kitts is the driest with only 406 millimeters (16 inch) average rainfall per year.
Saint Kitts and Nevis have a wet and a dry season. The wet season lasts from May to October in which you will experience intense rain several times a day. The hurricane season officially lasts from June to November and the best chance for a hurricane in Saint Kitts and Nevis is between August and November.
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1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Islands of Saint Kitts & Nevis
- St Kitts (1)
Places in Saint Kitts & Nevis
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