Climate in Curacao.

Located in the tropics, just 12° north of the Equator, Curaçao has a warm, sunny climate year round. Cooling trade winds blow constantly from the east, picking up in the spring months starting February. From October to January the trade winds usually slow down due to winter starting at the northern hemisphere. Be careful when planning a kite or windsurf trip to Curacao in the these months because you can end up with no wind at all. Check the local weather reports on this website. or send an email to to check the wind forecast for your planned vacation. The rainy season, which is between October and February, is usually marked by short, occasional showers, mostly at night, and continued sunny weather during the day. Total annual rainfall averages only 570 mm (22 inches).

The coldest month is January with an average temperature of 26.5 °C (80 °F) and the warmest month is September with an average temperature of 28.9 °C (84 °F). The year's average maximum temperature is 31.2 °C (88 °F). The year's average minimum temperature is 25.3 °C (78 °F).

Curaçao lies outside the hurricane belt, but is still occasionally indirectly affected by hurricanes. A landfall of a hurricane in Curaçao has not occurred since the National Hurricane Center started tracking hurricanes.

Historical wind information for Curacao