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Best time to visit Saint Lucia

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The best time to visit Saint Lucia is May-June

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Saint Lucia 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 Castries, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Saint Lucia, tend to reach around 31℃ (88℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as February, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 25℃ (77℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Saint Lucia though so you can find out more information about this below.

The sun stays up the longest in Saint Lucia in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Saint Lucia in August. Head there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Saint Lucia, the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Saint Lucia 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 Lucia 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 Lucia

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
CastriesMay-June
28℃
25℃
27℃
25℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
30℃
27℃
30℃
27℃
30℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
28℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Saint Lucia is in North America.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Saint Lucia:

The warmest month of the year in Castries, one of the most popular places to visit in Saint Lucia, is September.
The driest month of the year in Castries, Saint Lucia, is usually around February each year.

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