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Best time to visit Sint Maarten

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The best time to visit Sint Maarten is May-June

Sint Maarten is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, May-June 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.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high 20℃ (68℉) in the middle of the day in Philipsburg. The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of 1℃ (35℉) in Philipsburg. Other destinations in Sint Maarten can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Sint Maarten when the days are longest, you should visit in July. October sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in April instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Sint Maarten. We’ll show you climate data for loads of the top destinations, and much more. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Sint Maarten 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. Sint Maarten 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 Sint Maarten

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
PhilipsburgMay-June
6℃
4℃
6℃
4℃
7℃
5℃
10℃
7℃
12℃
10℃
15℃
13℃
18℃
16℃
19℃
17℃
17℃
15℃
14℃
12℃
11℃
9℃
8℃
6℃
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Top FAQs

Sint Maarten is in North America.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Sint Maarten:

The warmest month of the year in Philipsburg, one of the most popular places to visit in Sint Maarten, is August.
The driest month of the year in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is usually around April each year.

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