Aruba’s residents and visitors are blessed with clear skies, bright sunshine and cooling trade winds practically every day of the year. Except for a few scattered weather events annually and perhaps some limited showers on some days (very welcomed by our tropical plants!); the sun does indeed always shine here! Wonderful weather is one of the many reasons for Aruba’s highest return-visitor rate in the Caribbean.
On average, Aruba receives yearly only 408.9 mm (16 inches) of rain, where the greatest likelihood of precipitation is from October through January.
The average air temperature is 27.8 C (82 F). The hottest months are from May through October and the coolest months are from December through March.
Aruba’s trade winds blow from the Northeast and the East 95% of the time. The wind speed average is 17 miles/hour (27 km/hr). The minimum wind speed is observed in November and the strongest wind is observed in May through June.
The official Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30, with peaks from mid-August till mid-October. Aruba lies on the southern fringes of the hurricane belt and the likelihood of a direct hit is extremely small.