The best times to visit Oranjestad for ideal weather are
February 5th to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Oranjestad Travel Guide
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Weather in Oranjestad
Average temperatures in Oranjestad vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Oranjestad, the hottest months are September, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.3°F (27.4°C) at night.
Oranjestad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oranjestad Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Oranjestad Perceived Temperature (F)
Oranjestad Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oranjestad 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oranjestad are April, March, and then June. 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 April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Oranjestad? 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 Oranjestad.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oranjestad (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Oranjestad has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (68.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (72.5%).
Wind in Oranjestad is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 16.7 knots (19.2 MPH or 30.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 22.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oranjestad.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||13.9||Significant breeze||19||Strong breeze|
|Feb||14.7||Significant breeze||19.6||Strong breeze|
|Mar||15.2||Significant breeze||20||Strong breeze|
|Apr||15.2||Significant breeze||20||Strong breeze|
|May||15.2||Significant breeze||20.1||Strong breeze|
|Jun||16.7||Significant breeze||21.6||Strong breeze|
|Jul||15.8||Significant breeze||21.3||Strong breeze|
|Aug||13.9||Significant breeze||19.2||Strong breeze|
|Sep||12.8||Significant breeze||18.1||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.8||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||10.8||Gentle breeze||15.7||Strong breeze|
|Dec||12.4||Significant breeze||17.5||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oranjestad?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Aruba; 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 Oranjestad, Aruba is January, followed by February and July. 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 Oranjestad in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Oranjestad Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Oranjestad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 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 Oranjestad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.