Grand Case Beach, St Thomas Magens Bay Beach, St Thomas, USVI

Best time to visit US Virgin Islands

The best time to visit US Virgin Islands is during the winter dry season from December to April, when temperatures average 25°C (77°F) with an average high of 29°C (84°F) and a low of 22°C (72°F).


US Virgin Islands weather

US Virgin Islands enjoys a subtropical climate year round, with high temperatures tempered by easterly trade winds.

The summer months of May to October average 28°C (82°F), with a high of 31°C (88°F) and a low of 24°C (75°F).

The wettest months are September, October and November. The hurricane season lasts from June to early November.

Seawater temperature averages 28°C (82°F) in summer and about 25°C (77°F) in winter.


Seasons

High Season: Mid-December to mid-April,

Low season: Mid-April to mid-November when many hotels slash prices by as much as 50 per cent.


US Virgin Islands – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 26 26 26 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27 26
Ave High Temp (°C) 29 29 30 30 31 32 32 32 32 31 31 30
Ave Low Temp (°C) 22 22 23 23 24 25 26 26 25 25 24 23
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
Comfort Level Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon
Ave Humidity (%) 74 73 72 72 75 73 72 74 76 77 76 75
UV Index 8 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 8 7
Days with some Rain 4 4 3 3 4 3 4 5 5 5 6 5
Ave Rainfall (mm) 52 37 34 69 82 69 67 93 138 154 141 72
Sea Temp (°C) 26 26 26 26 27 28 29 30 29 29 28 27
(Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas) 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 US Virgin Islands: 5 April, 2020


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