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Best time to visit Saint Kitts and Nevis

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The best time to visit Saint Kitts and Nevis is May-June

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Saint Kitts and Nevis such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, May-June is the best time of year to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Basseterre, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Saint Kitts and Nevis, tend to reach around 29℃ (84℉) in the height of summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 23℃ (73℉) around March-time. In other areas of Saint Kitts and Nevis, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Saint Kitts and Nevis are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Saint Kitts and Nevis in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

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

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Kitts and Nevis 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 Kitts and Nevis

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.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BasseterreMay-June
26℃
25℃
26℃
25℃
26℃
25℃
26℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
28℃
27℃
27℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Saint Kitts and Nevis is in North America.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Saint Kitts and Nevis:

The warmest month of the year in Basseterre, one of the most popular places to visit in Saint Kitts and Nevis, is August.
The driest month of the year in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, is usually around February each year.

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