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    Reunion climate


    Reunion climate

    Overview: Reunion

    Réunion is a French overseas department located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. This island offers breathtaking natural beauty with its rugged mountains, lush rainforests, and stunning waterfalls. Adventure seekers can also indulge in activities like canyoning and paragliding. Relax in Saint-Gilles les Bains known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant seaside atmosphere.

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    Climate overview and FAQs

    Climate overview

    Reunion (Reunion) is a region with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 24 °C (75 °F) in July to 30 °C (86 °F) in February. The driest month is November with just 7 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is February with 17 days of rain. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 23 °C (74 °F) in August to 28 °C (82 °F) in February. Temperatures during the night go from 18 °C (65 °F) in August to 24 °C (74 °F) in February.

    When is the best time to go to Reunion?

    The best time to visit Reunion is between October and June. In this period day temperatures range from 25 °C (77 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F), night temperatures from 19 °C (66 °F) to 24 °C (74 °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) - 28 °C (82 °F). For non-beach activities, such as sightseeing, hiking in nature, the best time to visit is October - November.

    Is Reunion a year-round destination?

    Yes, Reunion is a year-round destination, the temperatures don't fall below 24 °C (75 °F) and the sea temperature below 23 °C (74 °F).

    What sea temperatures can I expect in Reunion?

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

    What temperatures can I expect in Reunion?

    In Reunion, temperatures between 24 °C (75 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F) can be expected during the year.

    What are the night temperatures in Reunion?

    In Reunion, night temperatures between 18 °C (65 °F) and 24 °C (74 °F) can be expected during the year.

    What is the humidity in Reunion?

    Generally, Reunion belongs to destinations with higher humidity. It is in the range of 79 % - 85 %.

    Is it windy in Reunion?

    Reunion is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The wind blows the most in July - October and the least in December - February.

    What is the least cloudy season in Reunion?

    The least cloudy months in Reunion are April - June, when the cloud cover is on average only 46 %.

    Which month is the sunniest in Reunion?

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

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