Weather in Tortola. Actual conditions and forecast
Week forecast for temperature, rain and cloudiness
Map of wind conditions for Tortola area
Map of Tortola temperature forecast1. You can zoom in to Tortola using the '+' button, or check temperatures around the globe by the '-' button.
2. Besides this, you can grab the map by your mouse button and move it to see the temperature in other regions.
This temperature map is centered around Tortola. The map is real-time and interactive.
Rain forecast for Tortola area1. Using the control panel above this map, you can check the rain forecast for Tortola for any period within next 10 days.
2. Via the top control panel, you can check the following weather parameters: Temperature, Cloud cover, Precipitation, Wind and Pressure.
This precipitation forecast map is centered around Tortola. The map is also real-time and interactive.
Climate in Virgin Islands British and weather forecast - best seasons for visitBritish Virgin Islands are dominated by a tropical rainforest climate. Trade winds have a huge influence on the formation of climatic conditions on the islands. There are two rainy seasons in a year. The average monthly temperature during the year is within 24°C in winter and 30°C in summer. Day/night temperature fluctuations are minimal. As a rule, it does not exceed 3°C. Precipitation on the territory of the British Virgin Islands is about 1,300 millimeters per year. Winter and summer here are considered to be extremely arid seasons. Spring and autumn on the other hand, are rainy. The greatest amount of precipitation falls precisely in autumn. At the same time, in September-October there are no more than 7 rainy days in a month. … Open
Atmosphere of Virgin Islands British: religion and languagesAs of today, the total population living on the territory of the British Virgin Islands comprises of more than 32,000 people. In view of the rather complicated history of the formation of this administrative unit as a state, the population of the Virgin Islands is heterogeneous. Initially, its territory was inhabited by Indians and they spoke the Indian language. After the discovery of the islands by Columbus, the power over their territories was seized by the Spaniards, and they gradually began to drive out the Indians from their native land. Eventually, it was the Spaniards who formed the main ethnic group on the islands and the Spanish language prevailed when it comes to linguistics. After part of the islands came under the jurisdiction of the United States of American, and some under the jurisdiction of Great Britain, Americans and Englishmen emerged on the islands. In view of this, English language gained large prevalence. The descendants of slaves brought from Africa also constitute a significant part of the modern population of the British Virgin Islands. … Open
Sights of Tortola - photogallery
Tortola guide chapters
Shopping, streets and outlets
Tortola, as part of the British Virgin Islands, is also one of the largest offshore territories in the world. You can register a company in just 1 day here, and the state does not charge sales tax or state duty. It would seem that Road Town, the capital of Tortola, should be a paradise for shopping due to these conditions. Alas, this is not quite so. The prices of some goods are really quite low here. For example, … Open
On the picturesque island more than ten magnificent beaches are available for vacationists. Among them there are beaches for amateurs of surfing, fans of halcyon recreation and even for young travelers. The beach Apple Bay is very popular among admirers of surfing. Due to the presence of strong waves it is perfect for training. Travelers are offered services which are located nearby water sports centers. In the … Open
Tortola for children - what to visit
Tortola is an adventure island. If your child is inquisitive, active and ready for new experiences, he will definitely love this place. If your child has a strong nervous system, you can go together on the Original Virgin Canopy Tour. This is quite an interesting and varied route that runs through the local mountains, where you will have to overcome several climbs together, go down on a rope from a decent height and … Open
Travel guide to Tortola
Tortola Island offers various interesting activities to its guests. It is a great place to enjoy beachside recreation, attend interesting voyages, and admire local landmarks from the water. Gourmet travelers will find it incredibly interesting to attend food tours, during which they can try the most popular national delicacies and local specialties. Seafood is an essential part of the national cuisine, and it is … Open
Traditions and mentality of Tortola
European and African traditions and customs surprisingly coexist on Tortola. The indigenous population was almost completely exterminated or assimilated during colonization. All of the present inhabitants are descendants of the first Europeans from Wales and Northern areas of Britain and Africans who were brought here to work on plantations. Despite past differences in status and rights, there is no racial hatred on … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
In general, Tortola lives by tourism, and therefore you can find dishes of English, French, American, German, Japanese, Chinese and Indian cuisine in local cafes and restaurants. However, if you want to fully plunge into the atmosphere of the island culture, it is best to order the dishes that the locals have been cooking for centuries. Alas, there are very few dishes left by the culture of native Indians, but … Open