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Climate: Sint. Maarten is sunny and warm year-round, averaging 82° F in summer and just 2 degrees cooler in winter. The island is buffeted by cooling trade winds that keep things temperate all year long. Average annual rainfall comes to about 45 inches, most of which occurs around late summer and early fall.
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Coordinates: 12 15 N, 68 45 W
Currency: Netherlands Antilles Guilder (NAF). U.S. dollars are widely accepted. Need exchange rates? Try our currency converter.
Electricity: 110 volts, 60 cycles.
Official Language: Dutch. English, Spanish, French and Papiamentu are also spoken.
Political Status: Member of the Netherlands Antilles.
Standard Time is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). Sint Maarten does not operate Daylight-Saving Time.