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Best time to visit Gustavia, Caribbean, Saint Barthélemy

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The best time to visit Gustavia is November-June

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, November-June is the best time to go to Gustavia.

The very hottest temperatures in Gustavia get to around 29℃ (84℉) in the height of summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 25℃ (77℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 23℃ (73℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Gustavia during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Gustavia in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Gustavia, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Gustavia seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Gustavia as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Gustavia is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Gustavia

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Gustavia for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Gustavia climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Gustavia for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Gustavia in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 17 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 17 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 99mm (4") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Gustavia in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gustavia in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gustavia in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Gustavia is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Gustavia is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Gustavia is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Gustavia, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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