Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Saint Thomas
Nickname: Rock Ceety
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands is locatit in the Virgin Islands
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Geography
Location Caribbean Sea
Coordinates 18°20′N 64°55′W / 18.333°N 64.917°W / 18.333; -64.917
Archipelago Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands
Area 31.24 sq mi (80.91 km2)
Administration
Unitit States
Insular aurie  Unitit States Virgin Islands
Largest settlement Charlotte Amalie (pop. 18,481)
Demographics
Population 51,634 (as of 2010)
Density 638.17 /km2 (1,652.85 /sq mi)

Saint Thomas (Spaingie: Santo Tomás; Dutch: Sint-Thomas; Dens: Sankt Thomas) is an island in the Caribbean Sea an, thegither wi Water Island, furms a coonty an constituent destrict o the Unitit States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporatit territory o the Unitit States. Locatit on the island is the territorial caipital an port o Charlotte Amalie. As o the 2010 census, the population o Saint Thomas wis 51,634[1] aboot 48.5% o the US Virgin Islands tot. The destrict haes a land aurie o 31.24 square miles (80.9 km2).

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °F (°C) 93
(34)
93
(34)
94
(34)
96
(36)
97
(36)
99
(37)
98
(37)
99
(37)
98
(37)
97
(36)
95
(35)
92
(33)
99
(37)
Average heich °F (°C) 85.1
(29.5)
85.1
(29.5)
85.7
(29.8)
86.7
(30.4)
87.6
(30.9)
89.1
(31.7)
89.9
(32.2)
90.2
(32.3)
90.0
(32.2)
88.7
(31.5)
87.1
(30.6)
85.6
(29.8)
87.6
(30.9)
Average laich °F (°C) 72.4
(22.4)
72.3
(22.4)
72.9
(22.7)
74.1
(23.4)
76.2
(24.6)
77.7
(25.4)
78.0
(25.6)
78.1
(25.6)
78.0
(25.6)
76.9
(24.9)
75.2
(24.0)
73.7
(23.2)
75.5
(24.2)
Record laich °F (°C) 63
(17)
62
(17)
56
(13)
58
(14)
66
(19)
67
(19)
57
(14)
59
(15)
64
(18)
66
(19)
52
(11)
62
(17)
52
(11)
Precipitation inches (mm) 2.16
(54.9)
1.47
(37.3)
1.05
(26.7)
2.62
(66.5)
3.05
(77.5)
2.62
(66.5)
2.82
(71.6)
3.51
(89.2)
4.82
(122.4)
5.94
(150.9)
6.00
(152.4)
2.88
(73.2)
38.95
(989.3)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 14.3 11.8 8.1 10.7 11.9 11.1 14.8 14.2 14.6 17.7 17.8 16.7 163.6
Source no. 1: NOAA (normals 1981−2010)[2]
Source no. 2: Weather Channel [3]

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