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British Virgin Islands sunindex: the best time to travel to British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands are an archipelago in the Caribbean next to the American Virgin Islands. The British Virgin islands consist of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Peter Island, Salt Island, Beef Island, Cooper Island, Ginger Island, Norman Island and many smaller islands, more than 50 in total. The best period to travel here is during the first few months of the year. During this period humidity figures are much lower and temperatures are very pleasant. During the second part of the year there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. Most tourists travel here to enjoy the sun, sea and beautiful beaches. Because many ship wrecks can be found off the coast of the British Virgin Islands this place is very popular among divers. The interior of the islands mainly consist of tropical rainforests. Unique animal and plant life can be found here such as turtles and iguanas.
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British Virgin Islands climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in British Virgin Islands? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of British Virgin Islands
 

 

Sunny holidays in British Virgin Islands
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for British Virgin Islands. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in British Virgin Islands
  average
maximum
temperature
(in C)
average
minimum
temperature
(in C)
average
hours of
sun
per day
average
sea water
temperature
(in C)
time to travel
here for a
sunny holiday?
chance of
rain /
showers
chance of
hurricanes
Explanation of symbols
January 29 23 8 26   - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 29 23 8 26  
March 29 23 9 26  
April 30 24 9 26  
May 30 25 8 27  
June 31 25 8 28
July 31 25 8 28
August 31 25 8 28
September 31 25 8 29
October 31 25 8 29
November 30 24 8 28  
December 29 23 8 27  
 
The weather in British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands have a tropical maritime climate with high precipitation figures all year round. The Caribbean Sea has a strong influence on the climate here. During the second part of the year there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. During this period humidity figures are much higher as well. Most precipitation falls during the morning.
British Virgin Islands climate information

Popular destinations in British Virgin Islands
The most popular destinations are the islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Peter Island, Scrub Island and Guana Island. Together with the capital Road Town the West End district is the most popular destination on the main island of Tortola.

Trivia & strange facts
- Tap water is undrinkable
- Sage Mountain rainforest on Tortola
- The Baths on Virgin Gorda
- ATMs and internet cafes can be found in the larger cities
- On Tortola you can swim with dolphins
- The islands are known as a tax haven
- The Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival is a large sailing festival on these islands

More about British Virgin Islands?
The following sites are specialized in providing British Virgin Islands information:
What's the weather like in British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands information
British Virgin Islands information
British Virgin Islands tourism
wikipedia
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