Weather & Times to Travel
The tropical climate in this region is stable year-round With air temperatures generally ranging between 79ºF - 89ºF degrees...
There is normally a cooling breeze throughout the year, especially in the months of Dec to Feb. These islands receive an average of 60 inches of rain per year. The majority of the rainfall occurs during two short rainy seasons around May and Nov, which typically consist of brief tropical downpours followed by sunny blue skies. In the summer months, rain is far less prevalent. The dry season runs from Jan to April, and is accompanied by cool breezes brought in by northerly winds.
For Diving and Snorkeling, travelers tend to come during March thru May...
Although beautiful and appealing to travelers all year round, those who travel to old Providence and Santa Catalina for diving and snorkeling tend to come during March thru May this is primarily due to the best weather and visibility traditionally occur at this time.
For the Nature Lover, May is Crab Season
May is a phenomenal time when the land crabs come down from the mountain to lay their eggs in the sea, followed a few weeks later with baby crabs by the trillions marching from the sea to find homes in the mountains. The National Army is brought in to patrol the roads which are closed from vehicles.
Times To Travel
* High season is holy week whenever it falls in March or April, remaining days are low season.
** Crab Season