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    Madagascar

    Mahajanga weather and climate

    Madagascar

    Mahajanga weather and climate

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    209 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    81 %

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    209 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    81 %

    Overview: Mahajanga
    Mahajanga (Madagascar) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 30 °C (86 °F) in July to 33 °C (91 °F) in November. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 25 °C (78 °F) in August to 30 °C (85 °F) in March. The driest month is June with just 0 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 19 days of rain. Temperatures during the night go from 19 °C (66 °F) in August to 24 °C (75 °F) in March.

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    Last week's weather in Mahajanga

    The average temperature for the week of 12 February 2024 - 18 February 2024 was 31 °C (88 °F) during the day and 25 °C (77 °F) during the night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Mahajanga are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 31 °C (88 °F) and 24 °C (75 °F) respectively. Thursday marked the coldest day of the week. The average temperatures during different times of day (local time) were following: 7am 27 °C (81 °F), 10am 30 °C (86 °F), 1pm 30 °C (86 °F), 4pm 30 °C (86 °F), 7pm 27 °C (81 °F), 10pm 27 °C (81 °F).

    During this week: 1 day with light rain, 5 days with moderate rain and 1 day with heavy rain were observed. During the whole week, total of 114 mm (4.49 in) of precipitation was observed, which is above the long term average for Mahajanga, which is 77 mm (3.03 in). From dawn to dusk, there was an average of 44 % cloud coverage during the day.

    An average wind speed of 3.5 m/s was recorded. The air pressure varied between 1006 hpa and 1013 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Mahajanga was 88 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 2 hours clear skies, 4 hours partially overcast skies, 0.5 hours overcast skies and 6 hours rainy weather. At 05:50, on average, the sun rose, and at 18:27, the sun set.

    Weather overview for Mahajanga

    Weather overview

    Mahajanga (Madagascar) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 30 °C (86 °F) in July to 33 °C (91 °F) in November. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 25 °C (78 °F) in August to 30 °C (85 °F) in March. The driest month is June with just 0 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 19 days of rain. Temperatures during the night go from 19 °C (66 °F) in August to 24 °C (75 °F) in March.

    January weather

    The wet season is taking place in Mahajanga. The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 31 °C (87 °F). The rainfall amount reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 407 mm (16.02 in), and the maximum of the number of rainy days is observable too, with its value being 19 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 7 hours. The wind speed is on its minimum in this month.

    February weather

    The wet season is close to its peak in Mahajanga. The day temperature starts to rise, with its value of 31 °C (88 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value being 18 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed as well in February. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, with its value being 6 hours. The maximum of the humidity is observable in this month.

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 32 °C (89 °F) in Mahajanga, while the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed in this month. The wet season continues. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 12 days. The maximum of the night temperature can be noticed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value of 8 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season is about to start in April in Mahajanga. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 86 mm (3.37 in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed too, the value of this measure is 4 days. The night temperature starts to descent, the value of this measure is 23 °C (74 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 9 hours.

    May weather

    The sea temperature starts to descent, its value is 28 °C (83 °F) in Mahajanga, while the night temperature continues to descent, with its value of 21 °C (70 °F). The tourist season is close to its peak. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 1 day, and the rainfall amount continues to descent as well, with its value of 50 mm (1.97 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 9 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in June in Mahajanga. The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, while the beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 31 °C (87 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, its value is 0 days, while the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 41 mm (1.62 in). The minimum of the day length can be noticed in this month.

    July weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value being 30 °C (86 °F) in Mahajanga, while the descent of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 26 °C (78 °F). There is pending tourist season, and the dry season is close to its peak as well. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value of 19 °C (66 °F).

    August weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Mahajanga. The minimum of the sea temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 25 °C (78 °F), while the day temperature starts to rise, its value is 31 °C (87 °F). The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed, with its value being 19 °C (66 °F). The maximum of the wind speed is observable in this month. The humidity reaches its minimum in August.

    September weather

    There is pending tourist season in Mahajanga, and the dry season is taking place as well. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 31 °C (88 °F), while the sea temperature rise's start could be observed in September. The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed in September. The rainfall amount reaches its minimum.

    October weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month in Mahajanga, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 27 °C (81 °F). The tourist season is close to its peak. The number of rainy days starts to rise, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed too in October. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 10 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season continues in Mahajanga. The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 33 °C (91 °F), while the rise of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value being 28 °C (83 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too. The night temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 24 °C (75 °F).

    December weather

    The wet season is about to start in Mahajanga. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value being 32 °C (89 °F), while the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 29 °C (85 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 13 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 7 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the night temperature in February in Mahajanga?

    The average night temperature in February in Mahajanga is 24 °C (74 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    Is there a wet season in March in Mahajanga?

    Yes, in March in Mahajanga there is a wet season with 12 days, when there is rain in a month.

    How many hours of sun to expect in April in Mahajanga?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 9 hours per day in Mahajanga in April.

    Is it hot in May in Mahajanga?

    In Mahajanga in May, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the average number of rainy days in Mahajanga in June?

    There are 0 days, which are rainy in June in Mahajanga, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.1 days of the week, or in general - 1 % days.

    Is July a good month to visit Mahajanga?

    In July in Mahajanga, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 30 °C (86 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 26 °C (78 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 19 °C (66 °F). There are only 0 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home.

    Is there a dry season in August in Mahajanga?

    Yes, there is a dry season in August in Mahajanga with just 0 days during the month being rainy.

    What is the sea temperature in Mahajanga in September?

    The sea will reach 26 °C (79 °F) in September in Mahajanga. It will be comfortable for you to spend even a long time in a sea warm like this, there will be people for whom this temperature will be too low or too high.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Mahajanga in October?

    In Mahajanga in October, the average daily temperatures will be 32 °C (90 °F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    How windy is it in November in Mahajanga?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in November in Mahajanga is 3.

    What is the humidity in December in Mahajanga?

    Humidity in December in Mahajanga is 80 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

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