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Blog - Prepare for Hurricane Season

As hurricane season closes in on St. Croix, we are reminded of the importance of hurricane preparedness. While technology has made forecasting tropical storms and hurricanes more accurate, they can still be unpredictable.  With extremely high winds and heavy rains, these storms often cause flooding, property damage, and sometimes even loss of life. The one…

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St. Croix has a tropical savanna climate, which means we do experience quite a bit of rainfall during certain months of the year. Rainfall is most likely around November, typically occurring on almost half of the days that month, and is least likely around mid-April 6. Throughout the year, the most common forms of precipitation…

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St. Croix is surrounded by the beautiful Caribbean Sea, which accounts for our consistent year round temperatures. However, with the ocean air comes a lot of humidity, which can make the temperature feel much hotter at times. The relative humidity typically ranges from 58% to 90% over the course of the year, rarely dropping below…

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Blue Flag Beaches on St. Croix

St. Croix exists in a perpetual state of Summer, due to it’s proximity to the equator and being surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Over the course of the average year the temperature typically varies from 73°F to 88°F, and is rarely below 69°F or above 91°F (although it can feel much hotter when the humidity…

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Saharan Dust: The Good and The Bad

Each year, beginning in the late spring and continuing through early fall, a haze seems to settle around St. Croix. While this haze can give the appearance of a light fog off in the distance, it is actually dust in the atmosphere originating from Africa. This phenomenon is called the Saharan Air Layer, or, as it…

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