Weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Oranjestad
The best time to visit Oranjestad in Aruba is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Oranjestad is 29°C in August and the lowest is 27°C in January.
The water temperature is between 27°C and 31°C.
Oranjestad has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Oranjestad or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
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The Oranjestad weather for will be 27° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 28°C.
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Oranjestad 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 Oranjestad 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.
Oranjestad weather by month
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Oranjestad?
Oranjestad is located in Aruba. It lies in a straight line at 10,640 km from Cape Town.
The coordinates of Oranjestad are:
- Latitude: 12.516667
- Longitude: -70.033333
The GPS coordinates are 12° 31' N, 70° 1' W
How long is the flight to Oranjestad?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Oranjestad is approximately 13 h. 20 min.
What are the nearest airports to Oranjestad?
These are the airports closests to Oranjestad:
- Queen Beatrix International Airport (3 km), Oranjestad
- Hato International Airport (122 km), Willemstad
- José Leonardo Chirinos Airport (128 km), Coro
How many inhabitants are there in Oranjestad?
Oranjestad has approximately 68,775 inhabitants.
How big is Oranjestad?
The area of Oranjestad is around 927 km².
What is the currency of Oranjestad?
In Oranjestad the Aruban florin (AWG) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 30 June 2022
- 1 South African rand = 0.12 Aruban florin
- 1 Aruban florin = 8.57 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 11.67 Aruban florin
- 100 Aruban florin = 857.16 South African rand
What is the area code of Oranjestad?
The area code to call Oranjestad is +297.