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What’s Curacao’s weather like?

If you are looking for a sun sure holiday destination, Curacao is the place to go. The sun is shining and it’s definitely always warm. Curacao weather is always A-OK! In terms of temperature, it truly is summer year-round. Curacao therefore has no real seasons, but if you must classify it anyway you divide it into: summer season, windy season and a somewhat rainy season. The different seasons however will have little to no impact on your vacation – after all, the Curacao weather is almost always great – but it’s handy to know more about them. To help you plan your holiday, we have made an overview of the Curacao weather.

How does the rainy season affect Curacao?

The rainy season in Curacao starts in October and ends in January. During this period, there’s an average of 100 millimeters of rain per month; significantly more than during the rest of the year, but too little to speak of a real rainy season. So the rainy season should not be an issue when visiting Curacao during this period.

Days full of continuous rain are very rare in Curacao. Rainfall is usually heavy but short. Miraculously, these downpours are mostly at night and in the morning. The showers are usually very local and soon blow over again. This makes it somewhat difficult to make an accurate weather forecast.

What is the average temperature on Curacao like?

The average temperature in Curacao is around 30 degrees Celsius / 86 Fahrenheit. It is mostly determined by the wind (or lack of it) how hot it really feels. Fortunately, the trade winds almost always blow, so in general it should not be too warm for most people. In the warmest months of the year (August to October) the temperature rarely drops, even at night. If there is no wind during this period, you will notice the overwhelming heat immediately. On these days, it is vital that you live like the Caribbean people: slow-paced. A place in the shade and a cool drink works wonders.

Hurricane season in the Caribbean, how does this affects Curacao?

Hurricane season in the Caribbean counts several hurricanes and tropical storms rage. Fortunately, Curacao is at very low risk of coming in direct contact with one. The island is part of the ABC islands in the Southern Caribbean, which lays just outside the hurricane belt. If there is hurricane activity near Curacao, it is noticeable by the lack of wind. This might be accompanied by rainfall. Either way, you do not need to worry about hurricanes on Curacao. Hurricane season in the Caribbean is not a big deal for Curacao.

What is the best time to visit Curacao?

It is always a good time to go to Curacao. The best time to visit Curacao is not so much dependent on local weather – because it’s practically always good – but more on things like rates of airfare and hotel accommodation. In school vacations and during the Christmas holidays, the prices are generally higher than in low season.

Avoid the rainy autumnal weather, escape the winter or come in the spring or summer to feel the real summer sun and warmth. With a minimum temperature of 25 degrees / 77 Fahrenheit, little rain and sunshine it’s always the best time to visit Curacao! Sometimes even takes the sun packs his bags to the island.

How sun sure is Curacao?

Hurricane season in the Caribbean counts several hurricanes and tropical storms rage. Fortunately, Curacao is at very low risk of coming in direct contact with one. The island is part of the ABC islands in the Southern Caribbean, which lays just outside the hurricane belt. If there is hurricane activity near Curacao, it is noticeable by the lack of wind. This might be accompanied by rainfall. Either way, you do not need to worry about hurricanes on Curacao. Hurricane season in the Caribbean is not a big deal for Curacao.

 

Curacao weather forecast

Forget about checking the weather forecast to make sure you are wearing suitable clothing to go outside. You will notice that there hardly is a weather forecast for Curacao on their local news stations. Curacao weather is very stable; wonderfully warm. You may also notice that the Curacao weather forecast is almost always cloudy and sometimes even rainy. Please don't worry about that. Yes, you will probably see a cloud cover now and then. But the sun actually always burns through. Therefore always wear sunscreen! It often rains shortly late at night or very early in the morning, hence the raindrops in the weather forecast. Curacao is a popular destination among different type of travelers, and not everyone is looking for the same weather forecast. Windsurfers, kitesurfers and wave surfers usually turn to websites such as Windfinder and Windguru.

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