Oranjestad, Aruba: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Oranjestad, Aruba? If you're planning to go to Oranjestad, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Oranjestad, Aruba

Based on the climate and weather in Oranjestad, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Oranjestad, Aruba

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Oranjestad, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Oranjestad, Aruba

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Oranjestad.

If you see Fort Zoutman/Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Oranjestad.

What to wear/what to pack for Oranjestad, Aruba by month

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January

If you vacation in Oranjestad during January, you may find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

Traveling to Oranjestad in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you vacation in Oranjestad during March, you are likely to see that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you visit Oranjestad during April, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Oranjestad in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you go to Oranjestad in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Oranjestad in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Oranjestad during August, you might find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

If you are traveling to Oranjestad in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Oranjestad in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Oranjestad in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

In December, Oranjestad is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Oranjestad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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