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    Sint Maarten

    Philipsburg weather and climate

    Sint Maarten

    Philipsburg weather and climate

    Day

    30 °C

    Night

    24 °C

    Sea

    27 °C

    Precipitation

    90 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    9 days

    in month

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

    Humidity

    76 %

    Weather charts for Philipsburg

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)15202530Precipitation (mm)0150
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)15202530Precipitation (mm)0150
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days4681012141646810121416
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day46810124681012
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind024682468
    Humidity chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecHumidity %65707580856570758085
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    Weather overview for Philipsburg

    Weather overview

    Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) in January to 31.1 °C (88.0 °F) in August. The highest sea temperatures in Philipsburg are in September with 28.6 °C (83.4 °F) and the lowest in February with 25.9 °C (78.5 °F). The least rainy month in Philipsburg is March with its 8 days of rain, the rainiest month is December, when it rains 13 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 25.0 °C (77.0 °F), the lowest in February with 22.5 °C (72.5 °F).

    January weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, with its value of 26.2 °C (79.2 °F) in Philipsburg, while the day temperature reaches its minimum in this month. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value of 11 days, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 64 mm (2.52 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 22.7 °C (72.9 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 8 hours.

    February weather

    The sea temperature reaches its minimum, its value is 25.9 °C (78.5 °F) in Philipsburg, and the minimum of the night temperature is observable too, with its value of 22.5 °C (72.5 °F). The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, and the number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month too.

    March weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed in Philipsburg. The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, and the rainfall amount reaches its minimum too, its value is 42 mm (1.67 in). The dry season is at its beginning. The humidity is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 74 %. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 9 hours.

    April weather

    The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 26.5 °C (79.7 °F) in Philipsburg, and the night temperature starts to rise as well, its value is 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). There is pending dry season. The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 9 hours.

    May weather

    The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 27.3 °C (81.1 °F) in Philipsburg, while the day temperature starts to rise in this month. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 9 days, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 90 mm (3.56 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 23.8 °C (74.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, the value of this measure is 8 hours.

    June weather

    The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, its value is 67 mm (2.62 in) in Philipsburg. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 30.3 °C (86.5 °F), and the night temperature continues to rise as well. The day length is on its maximum, with its value of 13 hours.

    July weather

    The number of rainy days starts to rise in Philipsburg, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, its value is 79 mm (3.13 in). The wind speed reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 5.8.

    August weather

    The day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 31.1 °C (88.0 °F) in Philipsburg, and the maximum of the night temperature is observable too, its value is 25.0 °C (77.0 °F). The rainfall amount continues to rise, with its value of 103 mm (4.06 in), and the rise of the number of rainy days can be observed as well, with its value of 13 days.

    September weather

    The rainfall amount continues to rise, the value of this measure is 110 mm (4.32 in) in Philipsburg. The sea temperature reaches its maximum in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 8 hours.

    October weather

    The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 123 mm (4.83 in) in Philipsburg. The minimum of the wind speed is observable in this month. The day temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 30.5 °C (86.9 °F).

    November weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 29.5 °C (85.1 °F) in Philipsburg, while the sea temperature starts to descent in this month. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, its value is 13 days, while the rainfall amount is on its maximum, with its value of 138 mm (5.43 in). The night temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 24.0 °C (75.2 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 8 hours.

    December weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed in Philipsburg, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 28.5 °C (83.3 °F). The number of rainy days is on its maximum, its value is 13 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 92 mm (3.63 in). The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 23.4 °C (74.1 °F). The day length is on its minimum, with its value being 11 hours.

    FAQs

    Are there good conditions to visit in Philipsburg in January?

    January is the best month to visit Philipsburg. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 26.2 °C (79.2 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 22.7 °C (72.9 °F).

    What is the average number of rainy days in February in Philipsburg?

    In February in Philipsburg, we can expect 10 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.4 days of the week, or in general - 34 % days.

    Is it hot in Philipsburg in March?

    In Philipsburg in March, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in April in Philipsburg?

    In April in Philipsburg, the average daily temperatures will be 29.3 °C (84.7 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Philipsburg in May?

    No, there is no wet season in Philipsburg in May - you can expect 9 days of rain during the month.

    What is the sea temperature in Philipsburg in June?

    The temperature of the sea in Philipsburg in June is 27.7 °C (81.9 °F). Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    What is the air temperature in July in Philipsburg at night?

    The average night temperature in Philipsburg in July is 24.7 °C (76.5 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How humid is Philipsburg in August?

    In August in Philipsburg, expect humidity around 76 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in September in Philipsburg?

    In Philipsburg in September, you can expect around 8 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is it in Philipsburg in October?

    In October in Philipsburg, there will be an average wind scale of 4.0.

    Is November part of the dry season in Philipsburg?

    No, November is not a dry month in Philipsburg, expect rain approximately 13 days in a month.