Galapagos

Natural Events Calendar


DecemberMarine Iguana
Max air temperature: 27 °C
Min air temperature: 21 °C
Avg. water temperature: 22,9 °C
Avg. rainfall: 30 mm

This month's events
  • •  The rainy season begins. Air temperature becomes more enjoyable.
       The Sun appears more often. At the end of December the first rains
       arrive. Water continue warming up
  • •  It begins to sprout leaves in dry forest plants. The Eastern Islands
       begin to turn green
  • •  Marine iguanas from Española Island get intense red and green colors
       at the beginning of the breeding season
  • •  Giant tortoises eggs start to hatch
  • •  Green sea turtles in full mating season
  • •  The first young waved albatrosses fledge and some start to fly.
       They will come back at the end of March
  • •  First red pouches of Great frigate-birds seen at Genovesa
  • •  Northern migrants have started their journey and arrive to the
       Galapagos
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