Basseterre
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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.

Climate Basseterre by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27
Water temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 11 12 15 18 37 17 22 36 46 45 43 21



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Climate Basseterre

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.

Climate Basseterre by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 26 25 25 26 27 28 28 28 28 28 27 26
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 12 15 18 37 17 22 36 46 45 43 21
Days with rain 12 11 14 14 18 11 14 16 18 18 17 16
Dry days 19 17 17 16 13 19 17 15 12 13 13 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 11 11 11 11 11 11 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 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.

Basseterre weather

The weather for Basseterre over the next 14 days will be 25°C till 27° with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 28°C.

5-day weather forecast Basseterre

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Friday
2 december
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27°C
26°C
28°C
1.7 mm
9 m/s
Saturday
3 december
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26°C
26°C
28°C
0.2 mm
9 m/s
Sunday
4 december
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26°C
26°C
28°C
1.3 mm
8 m/s
Monday
5 december
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25°C
25°C
28°C
2 mm
5 m/s
Tuesday
6 december
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26°C
25°C
28°C
1 mm
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Basseterre


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Basseterre?

Basseterre is located in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It lies in a straight line 13,335 km from New Delhi.

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 Indira Gandhi to Basseterre is approximately 16 h. 50 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Basseterre?

These are the airports closests to Basseterre:

  • Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) – 2 km in Basseterre
  • Vance W. Amory International Airport (NEV) – 18 km in Charlestown

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 2 December 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.036 East Caribbean dollar
  • 1 East Caribbean dollar = 27.43 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 3.65 East Caribbean dollar
  • 100 East Caribbean dollar = 2,743.50 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Basseterre?

The area code to call Basseterre is +1809.

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