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.



Other Oranjestad Travel Info

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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.1 81 76.5
Feb 87.7 81.2 76.5
Mar 88.4 81.8 77.4
Apr 89.8 83.1 78.7
May 90.4 84 79.7
Jun 91.3 84.7 80.5
Jul 91.2 84.7 80.2
Aug 92.6 85.6 80.9
Sep 92.3 85.8 80.9
Oct 90.8 84.6 79.9
Nov 89.5 83.5 78.8
Dec 87.6 81.8 77.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 27.2 24.7
Feb 30.9 27.3 24.7
Mar 31.3 27.7 25.2
Apr 32.1 28.4 25.9
May 32.4 28.9 26.5
Jun 32.9 29.3 26.9
Jul 32.9 29.3 26.8
Aug 33.7 29.8 27.2
Sep 33.5 29.9 27.2
Oct 32.7 29.2 26.6
Nov 31.9 28.6 26
Dec 30.9 27.7 25.1



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 2.1
Feb 8% 0 1.3
Mar 5% 0 0.6
Apr 2% 0 0.2
May 6% 0 0.8
Jun 5% 0 0.7
Jul 8% 0 0.8
Aug 7% 0 1
Sep 13% 0 2.3
Oct 20% 0 4.1
Nov 23% 0 4.2
Dec 28% 0 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 5.3
Feb 8 0 3.3
Mar 5 0 1.5
Apr 2 0 0.5
May 6 0 2
Jun 5 0 1.8
Jul 8 0 2
Aug 7 0 2.5
Sep 13 0 5.8
Oct 20 0 10.4
Nov 23 0 10.7
Dec 28 0 10.4


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.

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 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
Jan 70.8%
Feb 68.9%
Mar 68.7%
Apr 69%
May 70.1%
Jun 71%
Jul 70.7%
Aug 68.1%
Sep 69.4%
Oct 71.7%
Nov 72.5%
Dec 72.4%


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

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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 68.1 in May means 68.1% of the tourists vs. January.



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.


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