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General Information - St. Kitts & Nevis

Currency

Here are a few important facts about the currency and monetary exchange in Saint Kitts (also known as Saint Christopher) and Nevis:

  • Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD$). U.S. Bills are accepted by all stores and businesses.

  • U.S. coins are not accepted.

  • Exchange Rate: $1.00 USD = $2.65 XCD

  • St. Kitts and Nevis banks provide ATM service including Visa or Mastercard cash advances


Government Visa Requirements

The Government of Saint Christopher and Nevis Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National
Security, Labour, Immigration, and Social Security is located in Pelican Mall in
the capital city of Basseterre, St. Kitts. Officials in this department can be
reached via telephone at (869) 465-2521 or (869) 467-1031 or by fax at (869)
466-1896.

Click the link below to view a list of countries, territories, and states whose
nationals require visa to enter the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis.
Please be aware that the Ministry anticipates a few changes in the near future.


Weather

St. Kitts and Nevis enjoy a pleasant year-round climate with an average temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity is low and constant northeast trade winds keep the island cool. The annual rainfall averages 55 inches, but, there is really no marked rainy season.

Wikipedia offers this climate chart which contains the average high and low temperatures, average sunlight hours, and average rainfall for Basseterre, St, Kitts.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Avg high °C (°F)

27 (80.6)

27 (80.6)

28 (82.4)

28 (82.4)

29 (84.2)

31 (87.8)

31 (87.8)

31 (87.8)

32 (89.6)

31 (87.8)

29 (84.2)

28 (82.4)

29 (84.2)

Avg low temperature °C (°F)

24 (75.2)

24 (75.2)

24 (75.2)

24 (75.2)

26 (78.8)

26 (78.8)

26 (78.8)

26 (78.8)

26 (78.8)

26 (78.8)

25 (77)

24 (75.2)

25 (77)

Avg sunlight (hours)

7

7

7

8

8

7

8

8

7

8

7

7

7

Rainfall in. (mm)

4.8 (122)

4.4 (112)

4.4 (112)

3.5 (89)

3.8 (97)

4.4 (112)

6.1 (155)

7.2 (183)

7.7 (196)

7.7 (196)

7.1 (180)

5.5 (140)

66.6 (1692)

Source: [1], BBC Weather


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