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Weather in May?

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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Weather in May?

I know that nobody can predict what the weather will be like with 100% accuracy, but was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on how the weather is like in May. I have traveled to a few other islands during the month of May and experienced a lot of overcast days with no sun. Was hoping that St Croix had sunny skies during the month of May. I am looking to be there the 17th through the 24th.

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Santa Monica, CA
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1. Re: Weather in May?

This should give you an idea of typical weather and water temperatures:

http://www.vinow.com/usvi/weather.php

St. Croix
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2. Re: Weather in May?

As you said, no one can predict Caribbean weather. May is usually a beautiful month here.

St. Croix
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3. Re: Weather in May?

Another good source of St Croix weather is here, www.stcroixtourism.com/st-croix-weather.htm

May has more rainfall than average. That being said, it is unlikely that there will be days of rain. The showers are just longer and a little more frequent than other months. Sept., Oct. and Nov also get more rain thaan average. But again, rarely will you have days and days of rain.

St. Croix
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4. Re: Weather in May?

http://www.us-virgin-islands.climatemps.com/

Weather in May in Christiansted, St. Croix

< May >

Normal Max/ High Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (88)

Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (81)

Min/ Low Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73)

Normal Precipitation mm (in) 96 (3.8)

Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 7 (23%)

Average Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 12:56

The shortest day is 12:45 long and the longest day is 13:05 long with an average length of 12:56.

Overnight temperatures are generally fairly hot with an average low of 23 °C (73.4 °F).

The weather in May is hardly arid with sporadic rain. Circa 96mm (3.8in) of H2O falls during an average of 7 days.

The mean temperature in Christiansted, St. Croix is hot at 27 °C ( 80.6 °F).

Afternoons can be very hot with average high temperatures reaching 31 °C (87.8 °F).

The range/ variation of diurnal mean temperatures in May is 8 °C (14.4 °F).

Weather Trend Graph for May in Christiansted, St. Croix, us-virgin-islands

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