When is the best time to go to Port Louis

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Port Louis, Mauritius. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Port Louis weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Port Louis are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Port Louis January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 276mm 8.2hrs 14hrs 28°C

Port Louis's weather in January is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the summer in Port Louis and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 276mm 10.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Port Louis February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 293mm 7.7hrs 13.5hrs 28°C

February in Port Louis is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the summer in Port Louis and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 293mm 11.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Port Louis March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 216mm 7.4hrs 13hrs 28°C

The weather in March in Port Louis is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the fall / autumn in Port Louis and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 216mm 8.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Port Louis April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 184mm 7.1hrs 12.4hrs 27°C

Port Louis's weather in April is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the fall / autumn in Port Louis and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 184mm 7.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Port Louis May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 105mm 7.4hrs 12hrs 26°C

May is a damp, humid month in Port Louis and the temperature is generally warm.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the fall / autumn in Port Louis and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 19°C (65°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 105mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Port Louis June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 94mm 7.2hrs 14hrs 25°C

June is a a little damp, humid month in Port Louis and the temperature is generally warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Port Louis.

June is in the winter in Port Louis and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (76°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Port Louis with around 94mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Port Louis July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 94mm 7.3hrs 13.5hrs 24°C

July in Port Louis is generally a little damp with the temperature being warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Port Louis.

July is in the winter in Port Louis and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 94mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Port Louis August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 92mm 7.3hrs 13hrs 23°C

The weather in August in Port Louis is characteristically warm and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Port Louis.

August is in the winter in Port Louis and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 92mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Port Louis September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 64mm 7.3hrs 12.4hrs 23°C

Port Louis's weather in September is typically warm, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Port Louis.

September is in the spring in Port Louis and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (76°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Port Louis October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 60mm 7.9hrs 12hrs 24°C

October is a reasonably dry, humid month in Port Louis and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Port Louis, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the spring in Port Louis and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 60mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Port Louis November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 76mm 8.2hrs 14hrs 25°C

The weather in November in Port Louis is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Port Louis.

November is in the spring in Port Louis and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Port Louis December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 196mm 7.5hrs 13.5hrs 27°C

December in Port Louis is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Port Louis for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the summer in Port Louis and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Port Louis with around 196mm 7.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Port Louis weather stats

Port Louis weather statistics
Hottest month: February 28.8°C 83.8°F
Driest month: October 60mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: May 7.4hrs
Coldest month: August 23.5°C 74.3°F
Wettest month: February 293mm 11.5ins
Warmest sea: February 28°C 82.4°F
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