Grand Cayman Weather July Averages, Cayman Islands
What's the Weather like in Grand Cayman in July
Average air temperatures in Grand Cayman, the largest island of the Cayman Islands, range between 27C (80.6F) and 31C (87.8F) in July. Certain deviations from these values are possible, though. Hence, daily lows usually vary from 25C (77F) to 28C (82.4F), rarely varying to a larger extent. Average high temperatures tend to remain between 30C (86F) and 32C (89.6F), but they might go below or above these boundaries on occasion.
If you come to Grand Cayman Island in July, you will have hot weather most of the day. These conditions usually last from around 9 am until 8 pm throughout this period.
Regarding air temperatures, this destination is similar to Jamaica this time of year.
Albeit the likelihood of having cloudy weather in July in the Grand Cayman resort is big, it slowly decreases toward the end of the month. For example, July 1 is 79% likely to be a cloudy day, while the possibility of overcast or mostly cloudy sky for July 31 is 74%.
The likely number of sunshine hours per day during this period is between 9 and 11.
The chances of a wet day in the course of this month decrease at a steady rate. While the chance of rainfall is the biggest on July 1 22%, July 31 has a 17% chance for rain. The lowest possibility of a rainy day, according to statistics, is on July 21 16%.
In accordance, the overall amount of the received rainfall decreases, too. If rain takes place on July 1, the likely amount of received precipitation is 41 mm (1.61 in), but it tends to rise up to 91 mm (3.58 in). The average precipitation value for the end of the month is 27 mm (1.06 in), exceeding up to 68 mm (2.67 in) on rare occasions.
On average, the total amount of received rainfall in the month of July is around 150 mm (5.9 in). There are usually 9 rainy days throughout the period. In the resort of Grand Cayman, rain usually takes place as a shower or thunderstorm. It may last a few hours, leaving the rest of the day with small chances for another rain. Also, being rainy in one part of the town with the other being dry is a common occurrence. The likelihood of the precipitation is the highest just after midday, and the lowest during evening.
The wind speed on the island decreases at a slow rate in July. The average speed of wind on July 1 is 5.7 m/s. On July 31, the average wind speed is 5.2 m/s. From the statistical point of view, morning around 8 am is the windiest time of the day. Nights around 10:30 pm are windy the least.
The possibility of a humid day is high during July, constantly remaining around 100%.
Sunrise and sunset
The duration of daylight in July starts to decrease. The longest day of the month is July 1, with the sun rising at 5:50 am and setting at 7:07 pm. July 31 is the shortest day in July. Then, sunrise takes place at 6:01 am, while sunset occurs at 7:01 pm.
Average sea temperature
The average sea temperature remains constantly 29C (84.2F) throughout July.
Extraordinary weather occurrences
The location of the island of Grand Cayman is in the area that is susceptible to earthquakes and tsunamis. However, these are very rare and major earthquakes didn't occur in the last decade and a half. The last stronger earthquake took place in 2004, and it didn't cause major damage.
Earthquakes, however, could trigger tsunamis. Note that tsunami waves are most dangerous by the coastline. If tsunami occurs, remain on the open sea or make as much space between the coastline and yourself as possible. Taking some higher ground is also recommended in such occasions.
Hotels for Grand Cayman in July
When it comes to budget, July is the beginning of the low season in the Grand Cayman resort. In this regard, hotel fares tend to decrease up to 50% of a standard rate.
Sea Palm Villas
Sea Palm Villas, located in Bodden Town, is a high-end beachfront complex. Every villa accesses the beach and has a spacious balcony, ideally positioned for experiencing sunsets. Central air-conditioning, equipped kitchens and free internet access are some useful features of every accommodation unit. Free parking is available. This part of the island is especially convenient for motorized guests willing to explore the island.
Aqua Bay CLub
Aqua Bay Club is a luxurious property, located in Upper Land on Seven Miles Beach. The accommodation units feature sea views, kitchens, free wireless internet and provided laundry services. Other complimentary facilities and amenities are a fitness center, Jacuzzi, cellular handsets and BBQ grill. On-site parking is free and the airport is around 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) away.
The Anchorage is a beachfront resort, located on West Bay Road, on the western coastline of Grand Cayman Island. Every unit disposes of free Wi-Fi, central air-conditioning, equipped kitchen and cable TV. Barbecue grills, a swimming pool and tennis courts are also available. The distance between the resort and the airport is approx. 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
Beaches for July for Grand Cayman
The Grand Cayman coastline is rich in gorgeous beaches. Many of them combine amazing turquoise waters, soft sand and lush greenery. You can find these throughout the island.
Water Cay, near Rum Point, is one of Grand Cayman beaches popular among travelers preferring privacy. It provides beautiful views of the North Sound and the Caribbean Sea. The beach features white sand, lush greenery, and you can see colorful starfish (Starfish Point) in its waters. Water Cay doesn't dispose of restrooms.
Old Man Bay Beach
Old Man Bay Beach, with an attractive spot for snorkeling nearby, is another beach suitable for people valuing solitude. Located on the island's northern coastline, it features soft white sand. Also, the beach is long and ideal for a romantic stroll. Keep in mind that restrooms aren't available here.
Meagre Bay Beach
Meagre Bay Beach is usually quiet, since the area around it lacks urbanization. Vegetation is scarce, but the beach features transparent water, ideal for examining the seabed. Meagre Bay Beach, located on the less popular southern coast, is clean, but doesn't have restrooms.
Restaurants and Bars for Grand Cayman in July
Heritage Kitchen is a budget-friendly eatery that serves seafood and fish specialties. In that regard, some dishes you can order here are fish tea and fish fry. Some especially popular dishes are Conch Soup and Cayman-style grouper. Besides food, you can enjoy views of the Caribbean Sea since the restaurant is located on a beach. You can find Heritage Kitchen on Boggy Sand Road, in West Bay. Opening hours vary depending on the day.
Lone Star Bar & Grill
Lone Star Bar & Grill is a mid-range dining venue, which stages themed nights on a regular basis. For example, you can listen to notable local musicians on Wednesday, while very popular Rock and Roll Bingo takes place on Thursday. Also, visit the bar if some sporting event interests you. Lone Star is, with dozens of screens available, one of the biggest sports bars on the island. The bar opens daily at 11 am. The closing time depends on the day, but is never before midnight.
Copper Falls Steakhouse
The uniqueness of Copper Falls Steakhouse is an opportunity to create your own meal. You are free to choose among lined steaks and have them grilled as you like. Besides steaks, the restaurant has chicken and lamb meat, seafood and pastas on offer. Copper Falls is open daily, except on Mondays in September and October, from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm. The location of this upscale restaurant is between 7 Miles Beach and Canal Point.
Calypso Grill is another exclusive restaurant, overlooking Morgan's Harbor from West Bay. The restaurant features an outdoor deck, from where views encompass open sea. The restaurant serves fish, seafood and meat specialties. For dessert, make sure to order "Sticky Toffee Pudding." Calypso Grill's opening hours are from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and from 6 pm until late.
Things to Do in Grand Cayman in July
Exploring inland resort of Grand Cayman can be as rewarding as discovering the island's coastline. The coast of Grand Cayman is the hallmark of the island, there is no doubt of that. However, allocate some time to enjoy activities that aren't closely related to sailing, diving and sunbathing.
Cayman Crystal Caves
The Cayman Crystal Caves tour reveals a world few people had an opportunity to experience until recently. 3 of many crystal caves are open to public since 2016, which you can see on a guided tour through tropical forest. As you advance through the forest, you may see parrots and bats. Once you enter the caves, the environment featuring many stalactites and stalagmites of different sizes reveals itself.
Golfing is another excellent leisure activity you can enjoy on the island. The North Sound Club, with the course disposing of 18 holes, is the best place for this particular activity. As you play golf, you may lay eyes on iguanas, birds and some other wildlife representatives in the process.
Pedro St. James Castle
Pedro St. James Castle is one of the most historic sites on the island, if not the most historic. Here, the elections of the nation's first parliament took place in 1831. The building is also one of the island's oldest. You can admire sea views and a beautiful garden on-site.