The best times to visit Alaotra-Mangoro for ideal weather are

May 7th to October 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Alaotra-Mangoro

Temperature

Average temperatures in Alaotra-Mangoro vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alaotra-Mangoro, the hottest months are December, November, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid December where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.

Alaotra-Mangoro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Alaotra-Mangoro Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Alaotra-Mangoro Perceived Temperature (F)

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Alaotra-Mangoro Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Alaotra-Mangoro Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 83.1 75.2 67.6
Feb 83.2 75.2 67.5
Mar 83.7 74.5 65.1
Apr 82.7 72.9 62.9
May 80.1 70 59.6
Jun 76 66.6 56.6
Jul 74.5 65.1 54.8
Aug 75.6 65.7 54.9
Sep 78.4 68.4 56.5
Oct 82.3 72.4 60.6
Nov 86.5 75.8 63.1
Dec 86.8 77.2 66.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.4 24 19.8
Feb 28.4 24 19.7
Mar 28.7 23.6 18.4
Apr 28.2 22.7 17.2
May 26.7 21.1 15.3
Jun 24.4 19.2 13.7
Jul 23.6 18.4 12.7
Aug 24.2 18.7 12.7
Sep 25.8 20.2 13.6
Oct 27.9 22.4 15.9
Nov 30.3 24.3 17.3
Dec 30.4 25.1 19.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alaotra-Mangoro are August, June, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Alaotra-Mangoro? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alaotra-Mangoro.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alaotra-Mangoro (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 48% 0 12.4
Feb 52% 0 12.6
Mar 28% 0 5.5
Apr 9% 0 2
May 3% 0 0.5
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 4% 0 0.5
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 2% 0 0.1
Oct 5% 0 0.5
Nov 15% 0 2.5
Dec 27% 0 4.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 48 0 31.5
Feb 52 0 32
Mar 28 0 14
Apr 9 0 5.1
May 3 0 1.3
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 4 0 1.3
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 2 0 0.3
Oct 5 0 1.3
Nov 15 0 6.4
Dec 27 0 12.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Alaotra-Mangoro has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is November (52.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (72.4%).

Wind in Alaotra-Mangoro is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is October, followed by February and January. October’s average wind speed of around 1 knots (1.2 MPH or 1.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alaotra-Mangoro.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 0.9 Still 2.8 Barely noticeable
Feb 1 Barely noticeable 2.9 Barely noticeable
Mar 0.9 Still 3.8 Barely noticeable
Apr 0.6 Still 3.4 Barely noticeable
May 0.6 Still 3 Barely noticeable
Jun 0.7 Still 3.5 Barely noticeable
Jul 0.6 Still 3.3 Barely noticeable
Aug 0.8 Still 4.2 Light breeze
Sep 0.8 Still 3.6 Barely noticeable
Oct 1 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Nov 0.7 Still 3.2 Barely noticeable
Dec 0.7 Still 2.6 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.7%
Feb 72.4%
Mar 67.8%
Apr 66.3%
May 64.9%
Jun 63.5%
Jul 61.1%
Aug 58.7%
Sep 54.4%
Oct 54.6%
Nov 52.5%
Dec 60.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Alaotra-Mangoro?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Madagascar; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Alaotra-Mangoro, Madagascar is May, followed by November and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alaotra-Mangoro in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.3 in October means 44.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Alaotra-Mangoro Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 78.5°F (25.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Alaotra-Mangoro, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Alaotra-Mangoro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 82.1°F (27.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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