The warm Caribbean breeze and sunny skies is a treasure that St. Maarten gets to experience 365 days of the year. St. Maarten has a tropical climate, which is usually hot and humid, with temperatures that are cooled down by trade winds. The average temperature on the Friendly Island of St. Maarten is 80 °F (27 °C). From December to April you can expect a temperate climate, rarely exceeding 90°F (32°C), and never dipping below 68°F (20°C), with a lower humidity and cooling trade winds blowing in from the northeast. It's ideal beach weather, with the occasional cloudy day, with some rain showers, which are relatively brief.
The summer months are known to reach high temperatures of 95 - 99 °F (35 - 37 °C) during the day from June to November. While the island’s climate and temperature are rather consistent, Locals would say we observe two seasons; rainy season and dry season. With the rainy season usually starting mid July and lasting through December. This doesn't mean it rains for days at a time or even every day, but short showers are expected throughout the week. During this season you can expect the flora on the island to be even more lush, with the summer rain offering a satisfying cool-down between the summer days. The rainy season overlaps with the official Atlantic hurricane season, June 1 to November 30. Major hurricane hits are quite rare, with a major hurricane hitting every 20 years. Satellite surveillance and local weather advisories provide enough advance warning to take precautions and, rarely, evacuate.