The best times to visit Christiansted for ideal weather are

February 26th to May 6th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Christiansted Travel Info

Weather in Christiansted


Average temperatures in Christiansted vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Christiansted, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.2°F (25.1°C) at night.

Christiansted Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Christiansted Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Christiansted Perceived Temperature (F)


Christiansted Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Christiansted Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 83.1 76.3 71.1
Feb 84.1 76.9 71.4
Mar 84.3 77.1 71
Apr 85.7 79.1 73.4
May 86.4 80.1 74.6
Jun 88.7 82.4 77.1
Jul 89.5 82.8 77.2
Aug 89.4 83 77.4
Sep 89.5 82.4 76.4
Oct 88.4 81.9 76.2
Nov 86.4 79.6 74.2
Dec 84.4 77.7 72.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.4 24.6 21.7
Feb 28.9 24.9 21.9
Mar 29.1 25.1 21.7
Apr 29.8 26.2 23
May 30.2 26.7 23.7
Jun 31.5 28 25.1
Jul 31.9 28.2 25.1
Aug 31.9 28.3 25.2
Sep 31.9 28 24.7
Oct 31.3 27.7 24.6
Nov 30.2 26.4 23.4
Dec 29.1 25.4 22.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Christiansted are June, January, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Christiansted? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Christiansted.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Christiansted (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.5
Feb 17% 0 1.5
Mar 18% 0 2.3
Apr 17% 0 2
May 27% 0 5.2
Jun 14% 0 2
Jul 19% 0 3
Aug 32% 0 4.8
Sep 24% 0 3.7
Oct 23% 0 3.3
Nov 33% 0 7.5
Dec 18% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 3.8
Feb 17 0 3.8
Mar 18 0 5.8
Apr 17 0 5.1
May 27 0 13.2
Jun 14 0 5.1
Jul 19 0 7.6
Aug 32 0 12.2
Sep 24 0 9.4
Oct 23 0 8.4
Nov 33 0 19.1
Dec 18 0 9.4


Humidity and Wind

Christiansted has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (66.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (74.1%).

Wind in Christiansted is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 10.1 knots (11.6 MPH or 18.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Christiansted.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Apr 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jun 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Jul 10.1 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Aug 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Oct 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.3%
Feb 68%
Mar 66.1%
Apr 66.2%
May 71.3%
Jun 68.5%
Jul 67.6%
Aug 70%
Sep 72.8%
Oct 72.8%
Nov 74.1%
Dec 71.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Christiansted?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the Virgin Islands (U.S.); exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 29, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Christiansted, the US Virgin Islands is July, followed by June and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Christiansted in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.9 in November means 47.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Christiansted Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 84°F (28.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Christiansted, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 85°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Christiansted to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 82.7°F (28.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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