St. Vincent & The Grenadines Travel Guide

St. Vincent and the Grenadines  #2 in Best Family Vacations in the Caribbean

Best Times to Visit St. Vincent & The Grenadines

The best time to visit St. Vincent & The Grenadines is from May to June and in November. During these shoulder months, hotels drop their rates to attract travelers. The peak season—December through April—lures the most European visitors with its warm Caribbean temperatures. Crowds thin out between July and October when hurricane season threatens the archipelago. But keep in mind the islands' average highs hover around 85 degrees throughout the year.

Weather in St. Vincent & The Grenadines

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Average Temperature (°F)
84
79
84
79
85
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86
80
87
82
86
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86
81
87
82
88
82
87
82
87
81
85
80
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Feb
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Apr
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Jul
Aug
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Dec
Average Precipitation (in)
5.28
3.73
3.39
3.89
4.93
8.16
10.15
8.3
8.32
13.77
11.17
7.26
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Feb
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Apr
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Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Data sourced from the National Climatic Data Center

December-April

December through April is prime time in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, and consequentially, hotel rates are at their highest. To ensure availability, you'll want to book your room several months in advance. Keep an eye out for vibrant events taking place at this time of year, such as Mustique's annual Blues Festival.

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May-June

May through June is a sweet spot between hurricane season in the summer and high tourism season in the winter. Temperatures stay in the mid-80s during the day, dipping just a few degrees lower at night. To ensure the best hotel rates—particularly if you're planning to come during the 12-day Vincy Mas Carnival—book your room several months in advance.

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July-October

Like the rest of the Caribbean, prices drop and crowds wane during the summer and fall. July experiences the most rainfall, with St. Vincent's mountain region bearing the brunt of the showers. Tropical storms threaten the area until October, but if you don't mind the possibility of getting wet, you'll observe St. Vincent & The Grenadines' lush landscape at its finest.

Key Events

November

This sweet month falls between the rainy and peak seasons, making it perfect for the budget traveler looking for fewer crowds, lower prices, and mild weather.

Key Events:

  • National Drama Festival (November)

Popular Times to Visit St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Average Tourist Volumes

Tourism volume is estimated based on in-market destination search query interest from Google and on travel.usnews.com in 2015-2016. Hotel prices are sourced from a sample of U.S. News Best Hotels rates through 2015-2016.

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