Santa Cruz weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Santa Cruz

The best time to visit in Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz is 29°C in August and the lowest is 27°C in January. The water temperature is between 35°C and 47°C.

Santa Cruz has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Santa Cruz 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.

Average weather Santa Cruz by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 28 28 29 29 29 29 28
Water temp. (°C) 35 36 41 37 42 43 36 47 40 45 38 35
Precipitation (mm) 24 15 14 16 27 12 17 22 54 107 89 54

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14 day weather forecast Santa Cruz

The weather for in Santa Cruz will be around 29° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.6 mm 15% 10 m/s 6
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
29°
29° 0.3 mm 10% 9 m/s 8
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
29°
29° 0 mm 0% 9 m/s 10
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.6 mm 15% 9 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.5 mm 15% 8 m/s 10
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 7.4 mm 70% 6 m/s 8
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
29° 4.3 mm 60% 4 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
29° 5.4 mm 65% 7 m/s 8
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 1.8 mm 40% 8 m/s 3
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 2.9 mm 50% 8 m/s 3
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.9 mm 25% 9 m/s 3
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.4 mm 10% 11 m/s 3
Wednesday 6 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 1.1 mm 25% 10 m/s 3
Thursday 7 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
28°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 10 m/s 8

Climate Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.

Climate table of Santa Cruz

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 28 28 29 29 29 29 28
Night temp. (°C) 26 26 26 27 27 28 28 28 29 28 28 27
Water temp. (°C) 35 36 41 37 42 43 36 47 40 45 38 35
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 24 15 14 16 27 12 17 22 54 107 89 54
Days with rain 15 11 13 8 11 7 10 10 15 20 24 22
Dry days 16 17 18 22 20 23 21 21 15 11 6 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Santa Cruz weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Santa Cruz? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Santa Cruz?

Santa Cruz is located in Aruba. It lies in a straight line at 4,680 miles from London.

The coordinates of Santa Cruz are:

  • Latitude: 12.5
  • Longitude: -69.966667

The GPS coordinates are 12° 30' N, 69° 58' W

How long is the flight to Santa Cruz?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Santa Cruz is approximately 10 h. 30 min.

What are the nearest airports to Santa Cruz?

These are the airports closests to Santa Cruz:

  • Queen Beatrix International Airport (3 mi) – Oranjestad
  • Hato International Airport (71 mi) – Willemstad
  • José Leonardo Chirinos Airport (77 mi) – Coro

How big is Santa Cruz?

The area of Santa Cruz is around 305 mi².

What is the currency of Santa Cruz?

In Santa Cruz the Aruban florin (AWG) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 September 2021

  • 1 Aruban florin = 2.39 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.42 Aruban florin
  • 10 Aruban florin = 23.86 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 4.19 Aruban florin
  • 100 Aruban florin = 238.59 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 41.91 Aruban florin

What is the area code of Santa Cruz?

The area code to call Santa Cruz is +297.