Best time to visit Saint John’s

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The best time to visit Saint John's is April-May

Saint John's is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, April-May is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The warmest month of the year in Cruz Bay, one of the most popular travel destinations in Saint John's, is September, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (84℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) on the hottest days in summer. The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 23℃ (73℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Saint John's depending on the geography.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Saint John's are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in September, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

For more information about when to travel to Saint John's, the monthly weather breakdown for the top travel destinations, and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

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Saint John's seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Saint John's is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Saint John's

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

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Top FAQs

Saint John's is in North America.
You can check out the full list of awesome destinations and hidden gems to explore in Saint John's here.
The warmest month of the year in Cruz Bay, one of the most popular places to visit in Saint John's, is August.
The driest month of the year in Cruz Bay, Saint John's, is usually around February each year.

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