Curacao weather

The Caribbean island of Curaçao lies approximately 40 miles (65 km) off the coast of Venezuela, well within the tropics, which means that, unsurprisingly, it experiences high temperatures year-round. Read more

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Weather in Curaçao

The difference between the warmest and coolest months in Curaçao is just a few degrees, so, whenever you go it will be hot. Expect daytime highs of around 30°C falling to 25°C overnight.

The island is generally a dry one with much lower levels of rainfall than elsewhere in the Caribbean; it also lies south of the path that most hurricanes take so is only occasionally affected during the hurricane season.

Caribbean holidays: Kenepa Beach, Curaçao © Fokke - Adobe Stock Image
Caribbean holidays: Kenepa Beach, Curaçao © Fokke - Adobe Stock Image

It does not experience a wet season as such, just months when there is a bit more rain. This occurs from October to the beginning of January and usually consists of showers rather than prolonged periods of rain.

During this time there are still on average eight hours of sunshine a day, ensuring you'll see plenty of sunshine regardless of when you visit Curaçao.

Being a tropical destination, heat and humidity is always high and very high from June to October. If you don't like it too hot and humid the best months to visit Curaçao are January, February and March.

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Which is the hottest month in Curacao?

The hottest time of year in Curacao is normally September. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Curacao?

In terms of rainfall, November is usually the wettest month in Curacao with 106mm on average. There are normally 15 days in November with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Curacao?

The sunniest time of year in Curacao is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 74% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Curacao?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Curacao in October when the water temperature reaches 28°C.

What is the flight time to Curacao from the UK?

The flight time to Curacao from the UK is typically 12.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Curacao and the UK?

The time difference between Curacao and the UK is GMT-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Curacao?

The main languages spoken in Curacao are Papiamento, Dutch and English.

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What is the currency in Curacao?

The currency in Curacao is the Netherlands Antillean Guilder (ANG).

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Which plugs are used in Curacao?

Curacao uses electrical plug type A + B (127 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Curacao?

They drive on the right side of the road in Curacao.

Compare Curacao weather with the USA

Below the Curacao weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Curacao and the USA (Washington).

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