L I V I N G ON T H E I S L A N D
School Of Medicine
A B O U T St K I T T S
St. Kitts is a beautiful 67 sq mile(174km) Island located in the West Indies formally known as St. Christopher named after Christopher Columbus who arrived in1493 .St Kitts is a common Wealth country. They have been independent since 1983. The island has the Caribbean on one side and the Atlantic on the other which is truly a breath taking experience to see. The island is has a mixture of dry terrain and lush volcanic soil. (Mount Liamuiga) (3792ft)
Temperatures range from 26°c (79°f) to 32°c (89°f) all year long. Northeast tradewinds are constant. Rain usually falls between May and November, averaging 109 cm (43 in) a year. High humidity characterizes the summer months. Hurricane season runs from late summer to early fall.