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    Mauritius climate


    Mauritius climate

    Overview: Mauritius

    Mauritius, located in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa, is a stunning tropical paradise renowned for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs. This island nation offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural experiences. Explore the bustling markets and colonial architecture in the capital city of Port Louis or relax on the beautiful beaches of Flic en Flac or Belle Mare.

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    Climate overview and FAQs

    Climate overview

    Mauritius in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 25 °C (77 °F) in July to 30 °C (86 °F) in February. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 23 °C (74 °F) in August to 28 °C (82 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 23 °C (73 °F), the lowest in August with 18 °C (64 °F). The driest month is November with just 10 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is February with 20 days of rain.

    What is the best month to visit Mauritius?

    The best time to visit Mauritius is between October and December. In this period day temperatures range from 27 °C (81 °F) to 30 °C (85 °F), night temperatures from 19 °C (66 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F) and you can expect on average 12 days of rain per month and 7 of sunshine on average per day. The sea temperature at this time of the year is around 24 °C (75 °F) - 26 °C (80 °F). For non-beach activities, such as sightseeing, hiking in nature, the best time to visit is October - November.

    When is the wet season in Mauritius?

    There is a wet season in Mauritius between the months of January - March. During this period it rains on average 19 days per month and approximately 241 mm (9.47 in) of rain falls per month.

    Is Mauritius a year-round destination?

    Yes, Mauritius is a year-round destination, the temperatures don't fall below 25 °C (77 °F) and the sea temperature below 23 °C (74 °F).

    What sea temperatures can I expect in Mauritius?

    Mauritius has sea temperatures in the range of 23 °C (74 °F) - 28 °C (82 °F) throughout the year.

    What month has the lowest rainfall in Mauritius?

    It rains the least in Mauritius in the months of September - November, when it rains on average 11 days per month and 62 mm (2.43 in) of precipitation falls, which is still a number that prevents calling this a wet season.

    What temperatures can I expect in Mauritius?

    Mauritius enjoys daily temperatures in the range of 25 °C (77 °F) - 30 °C (86 °F) during the year.

    What are the night temperatures in Mauritius?

    In Mauritius, night temperatures between 18 °C (64 °F) and 23 °C (73 °F) can be expected during the year.

    What is the humidity in Mauritius?

    Generally, Mauritius belongs to destinations with higher humidity. It is in the range of 79 % - 84 %.

    Is it windy in Mauritius?

    Mauritius is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The wind blows the most in September - October and the least in April - May.

    Which month is the sunniest in Mauritius?

    The period, which is the sunniest in Mauritius, is in the months of October - December, when there is an average of 7 sun hours per day.

    What is the least cloudy season in Mauritius?

    The least cloudy months in Mauritius are April - June, when the cloud cover is on average only 41 %.

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