St Vincent and the Grenadines
The mountainous, well forested island of St Vincent together with the Grenadines island group make up a Caribbean country located in the Windward Islands, the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles.
The mountainous terrain of St Vincent tends to increase the rainfall above that of smaller, flatter islands in the Windward group. As the tables show, low-lying Barbados is less wet around the year than Martinique and St Lucia, both of which have higher mountains.
All months receive appreciable rain, but the heaviest rain is more likely to occur from July to November. This is the hurricane season and, although the most violent of these tropical storms may only strike St Vincent and the Grenadines every few years, less severe ones cause appreciable rainfall over quite a wide area. Temperature, humidity, and sunshine throughout the year are typical of those described in the general entry for the Caribbean.
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