When is the best time to go to Basse-Terre

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe. 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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Basse-Terre weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Basse-Terre 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

Basse-Terre January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 214mm 7.5hrs 12.1hrs 27°C

The climate in Basse-Terre during January can be summarized as warm, humid and very wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Basse-Terre.

January is in the winter in Basse-Terre and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 214mm 8.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 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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February

Basse-Terre February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 149mm 7.8hrs 12.4hrs 27°C

February in Basse-Terre is generally wet with the temperature being warm.

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

February is in the winter in Basse-Terre and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 149mm 5.9 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Basse-Terre March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 179mm 8.1hrs 12.7hrs 27°C

The weather in March in Basse-Terre is characteristically warm, humid and wet.

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

March is in the spring in Basse-Terre and is typically the 3rd coldest 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 March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 179mm 7.1 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 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Basse-Terre April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 207mm 8.5hrs 13.2hrs 27°C

Basse-Terre's weather in April is typically warm, humid and very wet in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Basse-Terre, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Basse-Terre and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 207mm 8.2 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 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Basse-Terre May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 296mm 8.1hrs 13.6hrs 28°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Basse-Terre and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Basse-Terre.

May is in the spring in Basse-Terre and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 296mm 11.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Basse-Terre June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 310mm 7.9hrs 12.1hrs 28°C

June is a very wet, humid month in Basse-Terre and the temperature is generally hot.

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

June is in the summer in Basse-Terre and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 310mm 12.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 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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July

Basse-Terre July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 370mm 8hrs 12.4hrs 28°C

July in Basse-Terre is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Basse-Terre and is typically the 6th warmest 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 July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 370mm 14.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Basse-Terre August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 357mm 8.3hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

The weather in August in Basse-Terre is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

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

August is in the summer in Basse-Terre and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 357mm 14 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Basse-Terre September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 385mm 7.5hrs 13.2hrs 29°C

Basse-Terre's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Basse-Terre and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 385mm 15.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 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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October

Basse-Terre October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 352mm 7.5hrs 13.6hrs 29°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Basse-Terre and the temperature is generally hot.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Basse-Terre and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 20°C (69°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 352mm 13.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 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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November

Basse-Terre November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 343mm 7.2hrs 12.1hrs 28°C

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Basse-Terre during the month of November

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 Basse-Terre.

November is in the fall / autumn in Basse-Terre and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 343mm 13.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 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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December

Basse-Terre December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 263mm 7hrs 12.4hrs 28°C

December in Basse-Terre is generally very wet with the temperature being warm.

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

December is in the winter in Basse-Terre and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 263mm 10.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Basse-Terre weather stats

Basse-Terre weather statistics
Hottest month: August 28°C 82.4°F
Driest month: February 149mm 5.9ins
Sunniest month: April 8.5hrs
Coldest month: February 25.2°C 77.4°F
Wettest month: September 385mm 15.2ins
Warmest sea: September 29°C 84.2°F
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