Climate and Weather of Zions Hill, Saba

The climate of Zions Hill

According to Healthknowing, Zions Hill (also known locally as Hell’s Gate) is a small village in the northernmost part of the island of Saba. Just under three hundred people live in the village. The core of the village consists of two parts, Upper Hell’s Gate and Lower Hell’s Gate. The village is about 450 meters above sea level, making it the highest village in Saba. From the village you look out over Flat Point, where the Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport is located. This is the only airport on the island. As in the other villages on the island, the village mainly consists of the typical characteristic huts in white, red and green.

Tropical monsoon climate

Zions Hill has a tropical monsoon climate, with the wettest period in the late summer months and autumn. The average annual temperature is about 30 degrees Celsius, but is somewhat weakened by the trade winds that are always present. Due to the higher location of Zions Hill, it is slightly cooler here than in other places on the island. These differences are so small that they are not reflected in the long-term climate data from Zions Hill. Due to the trade wind, the perceived temperature is slightly lower than you would expect throughout the year. This means that a sweater or cardigan in the evening or at night cannot be an unnecessary luxury.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month amount of precipitation per month water temperature
January 29℃ 23℃ 8 15 26℃
February 29℃ 23℃ 9 12 26℃
March 29℃ 24℃ 9 11 27℃
April 30℃ 24℃ 8 11 27℃
May 30℃ 24℃ 8 13 27℃
June 31℃ 25℃ 8 14 28℃
July 31℃ 25℃ 9 16 28℃
August 31℃ 26℃ 8 15 28℃
September 31℃ 25℃ 8 16 29℃
October 31℃ 24℃ 8 17 28℃
November 30℃ 23℃ 8 16 28℃
December 29℃ 23℃ 8 15 27℃

The weather in Zions Hill

Here you will find the weather forecast for Zions Hill. View the current weather in Zions Hill and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Zions Hill. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Zions Hill. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Want to see the detailed weather forecast for Zions Hill? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In the month of January, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 30 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 30 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in July

In the month of July, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 26 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in September

In the month of September, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in October

In the month of October, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 17 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in November

In the month of November, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 30 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Zions Hill is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

Zions Hill, Saba