St. Thomas Weather
Current weather conditions for St. Thomas, USVI
Temperatures in the Virgin Islands
United States Virgin Islands Weather is pretty much ideal all year long, often referred to as "summer weather". The USVI does not experience significant seasonal changes, so temperatures are fairly consistent throughout the year. It rarely goes below 70 degrees as a low temperature in the winter, and rarely goes above 90 degrees as a high temperature in the summer. Ideal Caribbean weather.
Rainfall in the Virgin Islands
Rainfall changes monthly, and typically falls between 35-45 inches per year. We do not necessarily have a "rainy season," though heavier rains tend to accumulate during the Hurricane Season which officially lasts from June thru November. The islands of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, and Water Island all get roughly the same amount of rainfall each year.
Water Temperature in the Virgin Islands
Water Temperature also does not fluctuate much throughout the year, though the locals tend to notice these slight changes more than a guest. The typical range of water temperature for both the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea is 79 to 83 degrees, offering ideal ocean conditions for swimming anywhere in the USVI.
Differences between the various Virgin Islands
The United States Virgin Islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, and Water Island share most of these characteristics, mostly because they are close in proximity to each other. However, different parts of the island tend to be drier or warmer than others, primarily based upon wind and sun exposure.