Fantastic Sint Maarten Weather

Fantastic Sint Maarten Weather

SXM or Sint Maarten is a very frequented cruise port in the southern Caribbean with a nice mixup of Dutch and French cultures. So the cruise port of Philipsburg is one of the finest places to visit for any Caribbean cruise. the Fantastic Sint Maarten Weather makes the friendly island very attractive to cruise travelers and long-term visitors alike.
Visitors to SXM’s 37 beaches will find warm temperatures all year, but they also will find heavy rainfall later in the year in the Caribbean’s annual hurricane season.
Take a look here at our Hurricane page for the necessary information to be prepared.
St Maarten receives about 3.4 inches of monthly rain, averages are about 2 inches per month in the time from January through April, the maximum is at nearly 4 inches in May and has it’s lowest value from June to July.

The high in rainfall is because tropical weather is moving from Africa across the Atlantic towards theCaribbean.

In fact, St. Maarten is different than other Caribbean destinations because it gets more rainfall in November than in September or October.

SXM Weather – Forecast and climate

SXM Weather – The Climate

The tropical island of Sint Maarten / Saint Martin has great weather all year long. It’s always sunny. The average temperature is 28 degrees Celsius. Thanks to the constant trade winds there is always a cooling breeze.

Sint Maarten / Saint Martin: The sxm weather all year long

girl at the coast

On Sint Maarten / Saint Martin has very constant temperatures around the year. The difference between the warmest and coolest months is only a few degrees. The months of July, August and September are the warmest day of 86-95 degrees Fahrenheit / 30-35 degrees Celsius. In January and February the ‘coolest’ at 77 and 86 Fahrenheit / 25-30 degrees. The sea temperature is always between 77 and 83 Fahrenheit / 25 and 28 degrees Celsius.

Mostly sunny weather in Sint Maarten / Saint Martin

dinner in the eveningSint Maarten / Saint Martin sees relatively little rain, but of course there is the occasional tropical shower!
This is usually a short intense shower at the end of the day or at night. In February, March and April is the least rain. In the months of August to November there is, especially at the end of the day, more often the change of getting wet. Therefor, since every now and then a cooling rain falls, the vegetation on Sint Maarten / Saint Martin is beautifuly green! Average rainfall Sint Maarten / Saint Martin:

In total there is on St Maarten annual average 114 mm. rain. By comparison, in the Netherlands are those averages between 650 and 990 mm per year!

Sint Maarten / Saint Martin has an ideal climate!

girl having fun in the waterThe Fantastic Sint Maarten Weather on Sint Maarten / Saint Martin is ideal for beach lovers who enjoy the warm sun and cool breeze from the sea. Diving and snorkeling in the tropical sea discover an amazing underwater life. Thanks to the constant northeast trade winds is the perfect area for sailing and surfing. Also it is nice weather to do something, go golfing, tennis, cycling or horse riding.

St. Maarten/St. Martin Weather – Average Temperatures & Precipitation

Month

Degrees in Fahrenheit

teamperature on St Martin

Degrees in Celcius

Weather
Precipitation
in Inches
Precipitation
in mm
January
73-83F
23-28C
2.5″
63
February
72-82F
22-28C
1.3″
33
March
73-84F
23-29C
1.6″
41
April
75-85F
24-30C
2.3″
58
May
76-85F
24-30C
2.3″
58
June
78-86F
26-30C
3.8″
97
July
78-86F
26-30C
3.8″
97
August
78-87F
26-31C
3.5″
89
September
77-87F
25-31C
3.7″
94
October
76-86F
24-30C
4.4″
110
November
74-84F
23-29C
3.8″
97
December
74-83F
23-28C
3.7″
94

No matter what the weather is like, St Maarten / St Martin is always a friendly place to be.

girl sunbathing

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