Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
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by Christine Hawks
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Climate & Best time to visit Christiansted

Climate in Christiansted:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
16
13
12
10
12
11
17
16
16
17
17
17

Best time to visit Christiansted:

December to April (Dry Season/High Season):

  • This period is considered the best time to visit the United States Virgin Islands. The weather is dry, sunny, and comfortable, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (24-30°C). It's ideal for beach vacations, water sports, and exploring the islands. Rainfall is minimal during this time, offering clear skies and excellent conditions for outdoor activities. However, it's also the high season, so prices for accommodations and tours may be higher, and popular destinations can be crowded.

May to November (Rainy Season/Low Season):

  • The rainy season in the United States Virgin Islands brings warmer temperatures, increased humidity, and occasional afternoon rain showers. While the rainfall can be substantial, it typically doesn't last all day. This is the low season, offering lower prices on accommodations and fewer tourists. It's a great time for budget-conscious travelers and those seeking a quieter experience. The landscape is lush and green during these months.

June to November (Hurricane Season):

  • The United States Virgin Islands are located in the hurricane-prone region, and the peak of the hurricane season is from August to October. While hurricanes are relatively rare, there is still a risk. Travelers should monitor weather updates and be prepared for possible disruptions, especially in September and October.

Specific Interests:

  • If you're interested in water activities like snorkeling or diving, the dry season offers better underwater visibility, but these activities are possible year-round.

Money & Prices

Currency in U.S. Virgin Islands:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Christiansted?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
31.52 USD
Fast food meal:
9.66 USD
Mid-range meal:
40.74 USD
Bottle of water:
2.10 USD
Soft drink:
2.91 USD
Cappuccino:
7.48 USD
Local Beer:
4.68 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.67 USD
Taxi - 1km:
3.91 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

U.S. Virgin Islands general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 110 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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