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Best time to visit Cayman Islands

The best time to visit the Cayman Islands is from December to April when the temperature averages a balmy 26°C (79°F).

Cayman Islands Weather

But with a pleasant year-round temperature and continuous sunshine, the Cayman Islands are considered a year-round holiday destination.

The winter dry season extends from December through to April with an average high of 29°C (84°F) and a low of 23°C (73°F).

The summer wet season from May to November averages 29°C (84°F), with a low of 25°C (77°F); sunny days are tempered by short and usually intense downpours, which quickly clear to reveal sunny skies. July to September are the hottest months averaging a high of 30°C (86°F).

The Cayman Islands experiences a subtropical climate year round. The official hurricane season lasts from June to November.

Sea temperatures are fairly consistent year round ranging from 22°C to 24°C (71°F to 75°F).

Seasons

High season: Mid-December to mid-April

Low season: From May to November, with discounts of up to 50 per cent; however while hotels are open during this period, many restaurants and bars close for the season.


Cayman Islands – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 25 25 26 27 27 28 28 28 28 27 27 25
Ave High Temp (°C) 26 26 27 28 29 30 30 30 30 29 28 27
Ave Low Temp (°C) 23 22 23 25 26 27 27 27 26 26 25 23
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 10 9 8 8 8
Daylight (Hrs daily) 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Comfort Level Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon
Ave Humidity (%) 80 80 80 75 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
UV Index 8 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 8 7
Days with some Rain 5 4 4 4 7 7 7 8 9 10 9 6
Ave Rainfall (mm) 90 60 20 40 100 140 90 120 130 220 120 90
Sea Temp (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 30 29 29 28 28
(George Town, Grand Cayman) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).


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Latest update: Best time to visit the Cayman Islands: 18 November, 2018


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