Cayman Island Weather

2006-06-20 00:00:00 (GMT) (Caymanmama.com - Travel News)

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Geography

The Cayman Islands are surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. The geographical location plays a significant role in the http://www.gocayman.ky/content/view/22/65/ [Cayman Island weather].

Latitude 19 30 N
Longitude 80 30 W
Land area 262 square kilometers
Coastline 160 km
Territorial Sea 12 nautical miles with 200 nautical miles exclusive fishing zone
The terrain is low-lying limestone with coral reefs spread all over the islands
The Caribbean Sea is the lowest point with 0 km above sea level and The Bluff ( Cayman Brac) being the highest point 43 m above sea level.
The Silver Thatch Palm is the national tree
The Wild Banana Orchid is the national flower
The Grand Cayman Parrot is the national bird

The Cayman Islands are located 240 km south of Cuba and 268 km northwest of Jamaica and are group of three islands The Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and The Little Cayman.

Climatic Conditions

The first thought that comes about http://www.weatherincayman.com [Cayman Island Weather] after studying its geographical location is fun all round the year. Soothing Caribbean breezes, mesmerizing sunshine and the steady sky are characteristic of The Cayman Island Weather. The Caribbean Sea has a mammoth effect on The Grand Cayman Island Weather, tropical marine climate with warm and rainy summer May-October, cool and comparatively dry winter (November-April). The Hurricanes are natural disasters that can create havoc during the months of July to November. The Cayman Weather allows development of resources like fish, beaches and other assets that favor tourism. The total arable land is 3.85%. There are problems of no natural fresh water resources thus drinking water requirements are met by trapping rain water. There are no rivers or streams due to porous nature of limestone that covers the entire islands. There is no mischief played by the rain gods and there are hardly prolonged rains. Short rains are seen often. Light woolens are recommended as The Cayman Weather can turn chilly during nights. The average rainfall is 60 inches while the average temperature is 79 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is the time when the conditions are best for diving.

The Sunshine is abundant in The Cayman. The overall Cayman Weather is perfect for fun and frolic. It is evident that more than a million tourists visit Cayman every year just to enjoy the pleasant climate. The beaches at Cayman are a hub for relaxation, resorts and people. The east winds cool the islands so the effect of Sun is complimented. So when you are to land up in Cayman, a look at The http://www.cayman123.com [Cayman Island] Weather is must so that you can enjoy to the fullest.

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