Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Saint Thomas
Nickname: Rock Ceety
Geografie
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates18°20′N 64°55′W / 18.333°N 64.917°W / 18.333; -64.917
AirchipelagaeVirgin Islands, Leeward Islands
Aurie31.24 sq mi (80.9 km2)
Admeenistration
Unitit States
Insular aurie Unitit States Virgin Islands
Lairgest settlementCharlotte Amalie (pop. 18,481)
Demografics
Population51,634 (2010)
Pop. density638.17 /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 law °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 law °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)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.16
(55)
1.47
(37)
1.05
(27)
2.62
(67)
3.05
(77)
2.62
(67)
2.82
(72)
3.51
(89)
4.82
(122)
5.94
(151)
6.00
(152)
2.88
(73)
38.95
(989)
Average 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 #1: NOAA (normals 1981−2010)[2]
Source #2: Weather Channel [3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2010 Census U.S. Virgin Islands, United States Census Bureau". Retrieved 2011-12-17.
  2. "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 19, 2013.
  3. "Average Conditions Saint Thomas, VI". weather.com. Retrieved May 16, 2010.