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The Galapagos Islands become 'Green'

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From June to December, The Galapagos water is cooler and full of blue skies. Great weather, mostly sunny days with very little wind. Waters will continue to warm up.The Western Islands remain very dry. Water temperatures are still cool enough for long snorkeling periods.

December
 in the Galapagos:

Galapagos Giant Tortoise Egg Hatching
Hatching of Giant Galapagos Tortoise's eggs begins and lasts until April.
Galapagos Green Sea Turtles Mating Behavior
Green Sea Turtles start displaying their mating behavior.
Rainy Season in the Galapagos
The rainy season begins with many of the plants budding. The Galapagos becomes 'green'.
Galapagos Waved Albatross Chick
The first young Waved Albatross fledge.

Passenger Reviews Who Traveled in December

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Temperatures for Galapagos Islands in December:

Average Low:Average High:Water Temperature:Average Rainfall:
68°F80°F74°F0.50 inches

For more information on Galapagos Islands weather, click here Galapagos Islands weather.


Paul Schicke
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Hello! My name is Paul. I am a photographer, traveler, teacher and writer. I have extensive experience in travel to Galapagos, Peru, Patagonia and the western seaboard of South America specializing in ways travelers can experience these once-in-a-life destinations like locals on the road. Lover of wine, chocolate, travel, coffee, and helping others plan vacations of a lifetime!

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