Climate and Average Weather in Aruba

Aruba is a constituent country of the Netherlands situated in the southwestern Caribbean Sea. In terms of geography, Aruba is relatively flat and is renowned for its white sand beaches and abundant marine life.

Aruba enjoys a tropical climate moderated by constant trade winds from the Atlantic Ocean. The temperature is almost constant around 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit), although warmer months from April to September can reach a temperature as high as 33 degrees Celsius (92 degrees Fahrenheit).

Although humidity is quite high in Aruba, luckily the breeze from the sea ensures that the weather remains pleasant on most days. Aruba also has an average approximate water temperature of 28°C (82°F), which is a plus for swimming, diving, kayaking, and other fun water-based activities in the island.

Unlike any other country, Aruba has more sunny days than any other island in the Caribbean, making it a popular holiday destination. With that being said, it is recommended for visitors to dress lightly and to stay hydrated at all times.

What is rainfall like in Aruba?
Since Aruba is a beach destination, people wonder and ask if rainfall ever happens on the island. There is relatively little rainfall in Aruba as precipitation makes the island moderately rainy from the months September to January, especially in Oranjestad, Aruba’s capital. Other than that, the country is blessed with clear skies all year-round.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Aruba

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