Seventy-five percent of St. John Island is a national park. There is much to do here in this idyllic paradise – from hiking trails and exploring the historical sites to snorkeling the crystal clear water. The island has quite an interesting history.
You will also find that people drive on the left side of the road.
What to Expect
The weather on St. John Island varies little throughout the seasons. Just 18 degrees north of the equator, St. John’s annual average temperature ranges from a cool 72 to a warm 88. The Tradewinds out of the East keep the island cool and breezy every day of the year.
High season is December through March, when the temperatures are the coolest and the chance of precipitation relatively low. While all tropical islands experience occasional showers and squalls, the rainy season on St. John is generally known to be September through November. Rates for airfare and accommodations are lowest from April through November.
Islands throughout the Caribbean are at the greatest risk for a hurricane in August and September, although according to the National Weather Service, hurricane season is officially May 1 through November 30.