The best times to visit St Kitts and Nevis for ideal weather are

December 17th to April 15th

or

June 4th to July 8th

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

 

 


Other St Kitts and Nevis Travel Info

Weather in St Kitts and Nevis

Temperature

Average temperatures in St Kitts and Nevis vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th 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 St Kitts and Nevis, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 88.7°F (31.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.4°F (26.3°C) at night.

St Kitts and Nevis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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St Kitts and Nevis Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

St Kitts and Nevis Perceived Temperature (F)

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St Kitts and Nevis Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average St Kitts and Nevis 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 83.4 79.4 74.5
Feb 83.7 79.4 74.2
Mar 84 79.7 74.3
Apr 84.9 80.8 75.5
May 86.2 82.4 77.2
Jun 87.8 84 79.1
Jul 88 84.1 79.2
Aug 88.4 84.5 79.3
Sep 88.4 84.4 78.7
Oct 87.8 83.7 78
Nov 86.2 82.3 77.2
Dec 84.1 80.1 75.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.6 26.3 23.6
Feb 28.7 26.3 23.4
Mar 28.9 26.5 23.5
Apr 29.4 27.1 24.2
May 30.1 28 25.1
Jun 31 28.9 26.2
Jul 31.1 28.9 26.2
Aug 31.3 29.2 26.3
Sep 31.3 29.1 25.9
Oct 31 28.7 25.6
Nov 30.1 27.9 25.1
Dec 28.9 26.7 24.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in St Kitts and Nevis are June, April, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in St Kitts and Nevis? 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 St Kitts and Nevis.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in St Kitts and Nevis (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1
Feb 8% 0 0.8
Mar 8% 0 1
Apr 8% 0 1.4
May 13% 0 2.2
Jun 7% 0 0.9
Jul 12% 0 1.6
Aug 14% 0 2
Sep 14% 0 2
Oct 19% 0 4
Nov 17% 0 2.2
Dec 15% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 2.5
Feb 8 0 2
Mar 8 0 2.5
Apr 8 0 3.6
May 13 0 5.6
Jun 7 0 2.3
Jul 12 0 4.1
Aug 14 0 5.1
Sep 14 0 5.1
Oct 19 0 10.2
Nov 17 0 5.6
Dec 15 0 5.8

 

Humidity and Wind

St Kitts and Nevis has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (64.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (70.9%).

Wind in St Kitts and Nevis is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by January and February. July’s average wind speed of around 12.5 knots (14.4 MPH or 23.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 16.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in St Kitts and Nevis.

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Wind

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

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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 11.7 Significant breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Feb 11.6 Significant breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Mar 10.7 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Apr 10.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 10.3 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jun 11.5 Significant breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Jul 12.5 Significant breeze 16 Significant breeze
Aug 11.2 Significant breeze 15 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Oct 8.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.4 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 10.9 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.3%
Feb 66.3%
Mar 64.5%
Apr 66.3%
May 70%
Jun 68%
Jul 69.4%
Aug 70.1%
Sep 70.7%
Oct 70.9%
Nov 69.3%
Dec 70%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to St Kitts and Nevis?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Saint Kitts and Nevis; 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 28, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in St Kitts and Nevis is January, followed by July and August. 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 St Kitts and Nevis in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58 in October means 58% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall St Kitts and Nevis Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in St Kitts and Nevis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in St Kitts and Nevis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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