Nevis, known as “The Queen of the Caribbean,” is a 36 square mile paradise located in the Caribbean Sea with a population of approximately 12,000 inhabitants. The average air temperature is 79° F (26° C) and humidity is 71.5% with extremes in temperature and humidity tempered by breezes from the north-east trade winds with very low humidity. The average sea temperature is 80° F (27° C). The average annual rainfall is 55 inches (1,397 mm).