Saint Croix Records

Driest January on record

 
            January marks the climatological beginning of the “dry” season across the local islands. Historically, the Christiansted Airport in Saint Croix has received only 2.16” of average total rainfall during the month of January, making it the fourth driest month on the island. The monthly precipitation total of 0.49” was 1.67” below normal, making January 2011 the driest January on record.
Driest Januarys:
0.49” January 2011
0.54” January 1977
0.60” January 2009
0.63” January 1960
0.65” January 1980

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