The best times to visit Mahambo for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 23rd

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



Other Mahambo Travel Info

Weather in Mahambo


Average temperatures in Mahambo vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 Mahambo, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 88.9°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.9°F (26.1°C) at night.

Mahambo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mahambo Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Mahambo Perceived Temperature (F)


Mahambo Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mahambo 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 87.4 82.5 77.9
Feb 87.4 82.3 77.9
Mar 85.4 80.8 76.8
Apr 84.5 80 75.9
May 82.2 77.8 73.6
Jun 79.7 75.4 71.3
Jul 77.5 73.3 69.5
Aug 78.2 73.8 69.7
Sep 79.7 75.5 70.7
Oct 82.3 77.6 72.2
Nov 84.5 79.7 74.4
Dec 86.7 81.7 76.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 28.1 25.5
Feb 30.8 27.9 25.5
Mar 29.7 27.1 24.9
Apr 29.2 26.7 24.4
May 27.9 25.4 23.1
Jun 26.5 24.1 21.8
Jul 25.3 22.9 20.8
Aug 25.7 23.2 20.9
Sep 26.5 24.2 21.5
Oct 27.9 25.3 22.3
Nov 29.2 26.5 23.6
Dec 30.4 27.6 24.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mahambo are October, November, 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 late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Mahambo? 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 Mahambo.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mahambo (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 0 12.4
Feb 56% 0 17.1
Mar 59% 0 11.8
Apr 62% 0 12.8
May 45% 0 11.4
Jun 59% 0 9.4
Jul 54% 0 9.8
Aug 44% 0 5.9
Sep 25% 0 2.9
Oct 18% 0 3.3
Nov 20% 0 2.3
Dec 28% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 0 31.5
Feb 56 0 43.4
Mar 59 0 30
Apr 62 0 32.5
May 45 0 29
Jun 59 0 23.9
Jul 54 0 24.9
Aug 44 0 15
Sep 25 0 7.4
Oct 18 0 8.4
Nov 20 0 5.8
Dec 28 0 13.5


Humidity and Wind

Mahambo has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (69.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (78.6%).

Wind in Mahambo is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mahambo.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 7.4 Gentle breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 7.9 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.5 Gentle breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
May 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 9.4 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jul 9.7 Gentle breeze 12.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 9 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 7 Gentle breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.2%
Feb 76.8%
Mar 77.8%
Apr 78.6%
May 76.8%
Jun 73.5%
Jul 75.4%
Aug 72.7%
Sep 69.2%
Oct 70.9%
Nov 72.3%
Dec 72.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mahambo?

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 Mahambo, 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 Mahambo 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

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 Mahambo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 14 to 19 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 moderate precipitation with 14 to 18 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mahambo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 79°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Mahambo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 9 to 16 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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