weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Basseterre
The best time to visit Basseterre on Saint Kitts and Nevis is from January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Basseterre is 29°C in August and the lowest is 26°C in January. The average water temperature is around 28°C.
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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Basseterre, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.
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The weather for Basseterre over the next 14 days will be 28°C till 29° with every day chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 28°C.
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Basseterre has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Basseterre is 27° degrees and there is about 323 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 123 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.
Basseterre weather by month
What is the average Basseterre weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Basseterre?
Basseterre is located in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It lies in a straight line 13,962 km from Wellington.
The coordinates of Basseterre are:
- Latitude: 17.3
- Longitude: -62.716667
The GPS coordinates are 17° 18' N, 62° 43' W
How long is the flight to Basseterre?
The flight time from Auckland Airport to Basseterre is approximately 17 h. 40 min.
What are the nearest airports to Basseterre?
These are the airports closests to Basseterre:
- Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (2 km) in Basseterre
- Vance W. Amory International Airport (18 km) in Charlestown
- F. D. Roosevelt Airport (36 km)
How many inhabitants does Basseterre have?
Basseterre has 21,887 inhabitants.
How big is Basseterre?
The surface area of Basseterre is 475 km².
What is the currency of Basseterre?
In Basseterre, the East Caribbean dollar (XCD) is used for payment.
Exchange rates on 9 August 2022
- 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.87 East Caribbean dollar
- 1 East Caribbean dollar = 0.54 New Zealand dollar
- 100 New Zealand dollar = 186.88 East Caribbean dollar
- 100 East Caribbean dollar = 53.51 New Zealand dollar
What is the area code of Basseterre?
The area code to call Basseterre is +1809.