Galapagos Island Weather from May until November. Find interesting news and important travel facts about this Archipelago
Where there's a will, there's a way, they say... And that is exactly what Galapagos is experiencing right now.
Every year around May the winds from the southeast start blowing towards the equator, and this year they started right on the first days of May.
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The winds are also responsible for slowly pushing the south equatorial current, and as this body of water reaches the Islands, three main conditions are to be experienced:
First, a very dry tropical environment, Second there will be a drop in water temperature, and Third an increase in the amount of wind.
If you plan to Travel to Galapagos Islands it is important to be aware that the Islands show conditions that may shock those who are expecting the classical tropics: palm trees, no wind, with high heat and humidity.
Instead, you will experience a rather unusual environment, with the company of unique Galapagos Animals
Since the sea temperature has dropped, all sea-depending species launch their mating season, and this includes a dramatic process called reproduction. To attract mates, courtship is a key element in this arduous event.
So, you will be extremely lucky to find the next 2-3 months as the most busy times in terms of animal behavior. Perhaps, the best ever in the year.
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So, from May until November keep in mind the following Galapagos Island weather tips and information:
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