The U. Virgin Islands are organised under the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands and have since held five constitutional conventions. In the population was ,,  with current estimates putting the population at , July , most of whom are of Afro-Caribbean descent. Virgin Islands were originally inhabited by the Ciboney and Arawaks , with some scholars thinking that the islands were inhabited from as early as BC. Christopher Columbus , on his second voyage in , is thought to be the first European to see the islands, giving them their current name. Thomas in and St.
The best times to visit the US Virgin Islands for ideal weather are. Read below for more weather and travel details. Average temperatures in the US Virgin Islands vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around