When is the best time to go to Fort-de-France

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Fort-de-France, Martinique. 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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Fort-de-France weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Fort-de-France 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

Fort-de-France January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 119mm 8.4hrs 12.1hrs

Hot, humid and damp weather often prevails in Fort-de-France during the month of January

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 Fort-de-France.

January is in the winter in Fort-de-France and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 21°C (71°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 119mm 4.7 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Fort-de-France February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 91mm 8.7hrs 12.4hrs

February in Fort-de-France is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Fort-de-France, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Fort-de-France and is typically the 2nd 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 February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 91mm 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Fort-de-France March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 68mm 8.8hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Fort-de-France is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Fort-de-France, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Fort-de-France and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Fort-de-France April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 90mm 8.7hrs 13.2hrs

Fort-de-France's weather in April is typically hot, humid and a little damp in nature.

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

April is in the spring in Fort-de-France and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 90mm 3.6 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Fort-de-France May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 124mm 8.4hrs 13.5hrs

May is a wet, humid month in Fort-de-France and the temperature is generally hot.

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 Fort-de-France.

May is in the spring in Fort-de-France and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 124mm 4.9 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 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Fort-de-France June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 174mm 7.8hrs 12.1hrs

June is a wet, humid month in Fort-de-France and the temperature is generally hot.

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

June is in the summer in Fort-de-France and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 174mm 6.8 inches of rain making it a 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Fort-de-France July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 231mm 8hrs 12.4hrs

July in Fort-de-France is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Fort-de-France and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 231mm 9.1 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 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Fort-de-France weather in July »

August

Fort-de-France August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 247mm 8.7hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Fort-de-France is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

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

August is in the summer in Fort-de-France and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 247mm 9.7 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Fort-de-France September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 233mm 7.8hrs 13.2hrs

Fort-de-France'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 Fort-de-France for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Fort-de-France and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 233mm 9.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 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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October

Fort-de-France October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 235mm 7.7hrs 13.5hrs

October is a very wet, humid month in Fort-de-France and the temperature is generally hot.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Fort-de-France and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 235mm 9.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 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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November

Fort-de-France November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 218mm 7.9hrs 12.1hrs

Fort-de-France's weather in November is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Fort-de-France and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 218mm 8.6 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 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Fort-de-France December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 153mm 8hrs 12.4hrs

December in Fort-de-France is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

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

December is in the winter in Fort-de-France and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Fort-de-France with around 153mm 6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 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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Fort-de-France weather stats

Fort-de-France weather statistics
Hottest month: August 29.9°C 85.8°F
Driest month: March 68mm 2.7ins
Sunniest month: February 8.7hrs
Coldest month: February 27.4°C 81.3°F
Wettest month: August 247mm 9.7ins
Warmest sea: September 29.1°C 84.4°F
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