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United States Virgin Islands sunindex: the best time to travel to United States Virgin Islands
The American Virgin Islands, also known as the US Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean Sea and are part of the Antilles. The British Virgin Islands are situated next to the American Virgin Islands. Throughout history the islands belonged to many European countries, this has left its marks on the islands. This archipelago consists of St Croix, St Thomas, St John, Water Island and several smaller islands.

Large parts of the interior of St John and St Thomas are preservation sites and are managed by the Virgin Islands National Park. Unique animal and plant life can be found here. Most tourists travel here to enjoy the sun, sea and beaches. However, if you would like to see more of the islands you can explore the interior with a guide. You can also obtain your divers license at one of the many diving schools. This way you can enjoy the beautiful underwater world. One of the most beautiful beaches of this archipelago is Trunk Bay.

The largest cities on the American Virgin Islands are: Charlotte, Christiansted and Cruz Bay. The American Virgin Islands have a total population of just more than 100,000. The beautiful beaches, unique scenery and interesting history make the American Virgin Islands an ideal winter sun destination.

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United States Virgin Islands climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in United States 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 United States Virgin Islands
 

 

Sunny holidays in United States 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 United States Virgin Islands. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in United States Virgin Islands
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Explanation of symbols
January 30 22 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 30 22 8 26  
March 30 22 9 26  
April 31 23 9 26  
May 31 24 8 27  
June 32 25 8 28
July 32 26 9 28
August 33 26 9 28
September 32 25 8 29
October 32 24 8 29
November 31 24 7 28  
December 30 23 7 27  
 
The weather in United States Virgin Islands
The American Virgin Islands have a tropical savannah climate with most precipitation during the summer. During the winter both precipitation figures and humidity figures are lower. This is also the best period to visit the islands. During the last few months of the year there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. Most precipitation falls during the morning, after this you can enjoy the sunshine.
United States Virgin Islands climate information

Popular destinations in United States Virgin Islands
The most popular among tourists are the larger islands of St Croix, St John and St Thomas. The American Virgin Islands are the most popular islands in the Caribbean. Mainly American tourists travel here because of the relatively short flight. The islands are also a popular stop-over for cruise lines.

Trivia & strange facts
- Tap water is undrinkable
- Internet cafes and ATMs can be found in most large places
- Credit cards are accepted in most places
- On arrival your passport has to be valid for at least six months
- St. George Village Botanical Garden on the most southern and largest island
- Buck Islands Reef National Monument is very popular among divers and snorkelers
- You can swim with dolphins here

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The following sites are specialized in providing United States Virgin Islands information:
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