Best time to visit, weather and climate Aruba

Best time to visit Aruba

The best time to visit Aruba is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Aruba is 29°C in august and the lowest is 27°C in january. The water temperature is between 27°C and 31°C. The weather and climate of Aruba is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Aruba is an 9,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Aruba has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Aruba or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Aruba per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C
24
mm
15
mm
14
mm
16
mm
27
mm
12
mm
17
mm
22
mm
54
mm
107
mm
89
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54
mm


Climate Aruba

Aruba has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Aruba is 28° degrees and there is about 453 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 109 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Aruba

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C
Night 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 27°C
Water 28°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 29°C
Precip 24
mm
15
mm
14
mm
16
mm
27
mm
12
mm
17
mm
22
mm
54
mm
107
mm
89
mm
54
mm
Rain
days
15 11 13 8 11 7 10 10 15 20 24 22
Dry
days
16 17 18 22 20 23 21 21 15 11 6 9
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 

Weather Aruba january

On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Aruba and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In january there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Aruba and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Aruba and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Aruba and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba may

On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Aruba and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Aruba and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Aruba and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In july there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Aruba and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In august there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Aruba and at least around 29° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In september there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Aruba and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° degrees. In october there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba november

On average, it is maximum 29° in november in Aruba and at least around 28° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In november there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Aruba.

Weather Aruba december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Aruba and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In december there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Aruba.

14 day weather forecast Aruba

The weather for Oranjestad in Aruba will be around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Aruba is based on the weather in Oranjestad.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
25 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 0.2 mm 20% 9m/s 5
Th
26 Nov
Licht bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 3.6 mm 55% 9m/s 7
Fr
27 Nov
Licht bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 2.2 mm 40% 8m/s 7
Sa
28 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 2.8 mm 50% 8m/s 7
Su
29 Nov
Licht bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 3.3 mm 50% 8m/s 6
Mo
30 Nov
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 2.2 mm 40% 9m/s 2
Tu
1 Dec
Onweer met regen 28°C 27°C 29°C 11 mm 80% 9m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
2 Dec
Licht bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 4.3 mm 60% 9m/s 5
Th
3 Dec
Onweer met regen 28°C 27°C 29°C 12 mm 80% 9m/s 3
Fr
4 Dec
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 0.8 mm 20% 9m/s 3
Sa
5 Dec
Bewolkt 27°C 27°C 29°C 4.6 mm 60% 8m/s 3
Su
6 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 0.9 mm 25% 8m/s 6
Mo
7 Dec
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 2.3 mm 45% 8m/s 3
Tu
8 Dec
Bewolkt 28°C 27°C 29°C 0.6 mm 15% 8m/s 3

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Vacation Aruba

Hotels and apartments in Aruba

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Flight tickets to Aruba

Aruba has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Queen Beatrix International Airport
    Oranjestad

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About Aruba

Aruba is in the continental part Caribbean and the capital is Oranjestad. The total surface is only 180 km² with 69 km of coastline and the population consists of 110.882 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1489x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Aruba you have to use +297 or 00297 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2975012457809 or 002975012457809.

Aruba is in a straight line at 13.023 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 16 hours25.

Currency Aruba

In Aruba the Aruban florin is used to pay.

Exchange rate Aruban florin (AWG) 25 november 2020

1 Aruban florin = 0,80 New Zealand dollar
100 Aruban florin = 80,34 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 1,24 Aruban florin
100 New Zealand dollar = 124,47 Aruban florin

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Aruba

In Aruba it is now 13:23 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 24 november 2020. That is 17 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Aruba is America/Aruba and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

Vaccinations Aruba

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Aruba.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • ZIKA-virus