Gentle trade winds blow year-round in Anguilla, keeping the climate warm and sunny but not too hot. Average temperatures remain around 80 F. February through March is mostly dry, while rains arrive in September and October. The water is always warm – ideal for swimming, snorkeling, surfing and kite surfing.
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Sailboat racing is Anguilla’s national sport. Most everyone takes the first week of August off to celebrate sailboat races, complete with fireworks and a festive carnival.
The island was named Anguilla (Spanish for eel or snake) by Christopher Columbus due to its eel-like shape.
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