Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis? If you're planning to go to Basseterre, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Based on the climate and weather in Basseterre, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Basseterre, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis by month

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January

If you vacation in Basseterre during January, you are likely to see that it is hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

February in Basseterre is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

If you visit Basseterre during April, you might see that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

May in Basseterre is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you visit Basseterre during June, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

July in Basseterre can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

In August, Basseterre is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Basseterre, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

September for Basseterre is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Basseterre is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Basseterre in November, you will notice that it is hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Basseterre is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Basseterre.

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