The best times to visit the Cayman Islands for ideal weather are

January 1st to March 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



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Weather in the Cayman Islands


Average temperatures in the Cayman 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 35th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit the Cayman Islands, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 89°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.7°F (27.6°C) at night.

the Cayman Islands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


the Cayman Islands Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

the Cayman Islands Perceived Temperature (F)


the Cayman Islands Perceived Temperature (C)



Average the Cayman Islands Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 81.8 78.7 75
Feb 82.2 79.1 74.9
Mar 82.4 79.3 75.1
Apr 84.4 81.6 77.5
May 85.7 82.9 78.8
Jun 87.3 84.6 80.6
Jul 89 85.4 79.9
Aug 88.6 85.8 81.3
Sep 88.3 85.3 80.4
Oct 86.4 82.6 78.2
Nov 84.1 81.4 77.7
Dec 82.4 79.6 75.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.7 25.9 23.9
Feb 27.9 26.2 23.8
Mar 28 26.3 23.9
Apr 29.1 27.6 25.3
May 29.8 28.3 26
Jun 30.7 29.2 27
Jul 31.7 29.7 26.6
Aug 31.4 29.9 27.4
Sep 31.3 29.6 26.9
Oct 30.2 28.1 25.7
Nov 28.9 27.4 25.4
Dec 28 26.4 24.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in the Cayman Islands are February, April, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in the Cayman Islands? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in the Cayman Islands.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in the Cayman Islands (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.4
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 2% 0 0.2
Apr 2% 0 0.3
May 5% 0 1.2
Jun 7% 0 1.7
Jul 4% 0 0.8
Aug 6% 0 0.9
Sep 9% 0 1.7
Oct 8% 0 2.4
Nov 6% 0 1.3
Dec 4% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 1
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 2 0 0.5
Apr 2 0 0.8
May 5 0 3
Jun 7 0 4.3
Jul 4 0 2
Aug 6 0 2.3
Sep 9 0 4.3
Oct 8 0 6.1
Nov 6 0 3.3
Dec 4 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

the Cayman Islands has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (66.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (77.5%).

Wind in the Cayman Islands is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 20 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in the Cayman Islands.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 10.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 10.1 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Mar 10.3 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Apr 9.3 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jun 8.9 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jul 8 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Aug 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Nov 10.8 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Dec 10.8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.7%
Feb 68%
Mar 66.9%
Apr 68.7%
May 71%
Jun 72.3%
Jul 71.1%
Aug 69.8%
Sep 71%
Oct 77.5%
Nov 68.7%
Dec 69%


Is it Safe to Travel to the Cayman Islands?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the Cayman Islands; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in the Cayman Islands is January, followed by December and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit the Cayman Islands in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.2 in June means 43.2% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall the Cayman Islands Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in the Cayman Islands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in the Cayman Islands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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