The best time to visit the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is from December to early May during the dry season. However, BVI is considered a year-round destination with sunny, clear skies all year round interspersed with brief rain showers.
The islands experience a tropical maritime climate, cooled by gentle trade winds.
The winter dry season, from January to July, averages a high of 29°C (84°F) in the winter months of November to April, with a low of 21°C (70°F). Tropical rain showers are frequent but brief. February and March are the driest months.
The summer wet season, from August to December, averages a high of 31°C (87°F) with a low of 24°C (75°F). Rainfall is variable with heavy but brief downpours; September through November are the wettest months.
Hurricane season runs from June to November.
High Season: December to May,
Low season: June to November.
|Ave Temp (°C)||25||24||25||25||26||27||27||28||27||27||26||25|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||28||28||28||29||29||30||30||31||31||30||29||28|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||21||21||21||22||23||24||24||24||24||24||23||22|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||8||8||9||9||8||8||9||9||8||8||7||7|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||11||12||12||13||13||13||13||13||12||12||11||11|
|Ave Humidity (%)||74||73||72||73||75||73||72||74||76||77||76||75|
|Days with some Rain||13||10||10||10||13||13||15||15||15||16||15||14|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||68||48||51||59||106||74||85||111||144||147||132||79|
|Sea Temp (°C)||26||26||26||26||27||28||28||28||29||29||28||27|
|(Road Town, Tortola, BVI)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Latest update: Best time to visit British Virgin Islands: 18 November, 2018
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