Fortunately, Sahara dust can clear out as quickly as it arrives. Water Temperature Saint Croix is located near a large body of water e. The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1. Be sure to check the North Shore swell graph before heading out on the water, or planning scuba dives on the North side of St. In rare cases, winds can gust to well over 30 knots; be sure to check the current wind speeds below before you head out on the water. To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Charlotte Amalie throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
World Weather & Climate Information
Weather for Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands
The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point. Thomas, Virgin Islands No weather forecast available. 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. We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day. As the moisture laden sea-surface trade winds encounter our hilly islands, they are forced upward, where they cool and release their moisture, creating a succession of westward-sculling cumulus clouds.
Climate - British Virgin Islands
Predictions are usually accurate and locals are well-prepared on emergency procedure. Trunk Bay Tourist Forecast. Cape Verde. Local time : AST.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone , snow alone , or a mixture of the two. There have been smaller hurricanes and storms that have impacted the USVI during this time as well. Within 10 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation 1, feet. Over the millennia, dust transport from the Sahara built up the fertile Amazonian rainforest, and iron in the dust fertilized bacteria that built the limestone Great Bahama Bank. During tropical storms and hurricanes residents of the Virgin Islands secure personal belongings and homes and wait out the winds and rains.