Philipsburg weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Philipsburg

The best time to visit in Philipsburg in Sint Maarten is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Philipsburg is 29°C in August and the lowest is 26°C in January.

Philipsburg has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Philipsburg or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Philipsburg by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 26 26 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27
Precipitation (mm) 22 17 23 43 81 53 70 95 96 107 93 41

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14 day weather forecast Philipsburg

The weather for in Philipsburg will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
2.0 mm 40% 7 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.8 mm 50% 8 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
4.3 mm 60% 10 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.2 mm 40% 10 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.8 mm 50% 9 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
3.8 mm 55% 10 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.8 mm 50% 9 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
3.9 mm 55% 10 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
3.4 mm 55% 12 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.8 mm 50% 11 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
3.8 mm 55% 11 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
4.0 mm 55% 10 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
2.4 mm 45% 10 m/s 2
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
1.4 mm 30% 9 m/s 2

Climate Philipsburg

Philipsburg has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Philipsburg is 27° degrees and there is about 741 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 68 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Philipsburg

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 26 26 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 25 26 27 27 28 28 28 28 27 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 22 17 23 43 81 53 70 95 96 107 93 41
Days with rain 17 14 15 18 23 19 24 24 21 23 23 21
Dry days 14 14 16 12 8 11 7 7 9 8 7 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 11 11 11 11 11 10 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Philipsburg weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Philipsburg? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Philipsburg?

Philipsburg is located in Sint Maarten. It lies in a straight line at 4,092 miles from London.

The coordinates of Philipsburg are:

  • Latitude: 18.025492
  • Longitude: -63.044973

The GPS coordinates are 18° 1' N, 63° 2' W

How long is the flight to Philipsburg?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Philipsburg is approximately 9 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Philipsburg?

These are the airports closests to Philipsburg:

  • L'Espérance Airport (5 mi) – Grand-Case
  • Clayton J Lloyd International Airport (12 mi) – The Valley
  • Gustaf III Airport (16 mi) – Gustavia

How big is Philipsburg?

The area of Philipsburg is around 489 mi².

What is the currency of Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg the Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Netherlands Antillean guilder = 2.37 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.42 Netherlands Antillean guilder
  • 10 Netherlands Antillean guilder = 23.71 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 4.22 Netherlands Antillean guilder
  • 100 Netherlands Antillean guilder = 237.15 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 42.17 Netherlands Antillean guilder

What is the area code of Philipsburg?

The area code to call Philipsburg is +1-721.