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Best time to visit Cruz Bay, Caribbean, US Virgin Islands

Our verdict

The best time to visit Cruz Bay is April-May

Cruz Bay can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April-May is the best time to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Cruz Bay get to around 29℃ (85℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as March, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 25℃ (77℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Cruz Bay, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. 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 Cruz Bay in September. Head over there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Cruz Bay, the monthly weather breakdown, 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

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

Cruz Bay seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Cruz Bay

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 Cruz Bay 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.

Cruz Bay 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 Cruz Bay 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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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Cruz Bay in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 18 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 15 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 17 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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

Cruz Bay in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Cruz Bay in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cruz Bay 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 Cruz Bay 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 Cruz Bay is generally around September, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of September too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cruz Bay, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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