The best times to visit Martinique for ideal weather are

February 26th to April 15th

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 Martinique

Temperature

Average temperatures in Martinique vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 5th 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 Martinique, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 89.1°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.1°F (25.6°C) at night.

Martinique Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Martinique 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.

Martinique Perceived Temperature (F)

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Martinique Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Martinique 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 78.2 74.1
Feb 83.1 78.3 74
Mar 83.8 78.7 74.4
Apr 84.8 79.5 75
May 86.2 81.3 77.1
Jun 87.1 82.3 78.1
Jul 87 82.2 78
Aug 87.5 82.1 77.4
Sep 88.6 82 76.8
Oct 87.6 81.4 76.5
Nov 86 80.2 75.5
Dec 84.2 79 74.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 25.7 23.4
Feb 28.4 25.7 23.3
Mar 28.8 25.9 23.6
Apr 29.3 26.4 23.9
May 30.1 27.4 25.1
Jun 30.6 27.9 25.6
Jul 30.6 27.9 25.6
Aug 30.8 27.8 25.2
Sep 31.4 27.8 24.9
Oct 30.9 27.4 24.7
Nov 30 26.8 24.2
Dec 29 26.1 23.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Martinique are March, May, and then February. 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 March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Martinique? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Martinique.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Martinique (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 22% 0 2.2
Feb 17% 0 1.5
Mar 12% 0 1.6
Apr 17% 0 2.9
May 15% 0 2.8
Jun 18% 0 2.7
Jul 24% 0 3.7
Aug 25% 0 5
Sep 21% 0 4.1
Oct 22% 0 4.8
Nov 22% 0 3.9
Dec 21% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 5.6
Feb 17 0 3.8
Mar 12 0 4.1
Apr 17 0 7.4
May 15 0 7.1
Jun 18 0 6.9
Jul 24 0 9.4
Aug 25 0 12.7
Sep 21 0 10.4
Oct 22 0 12.2
Nov 22 0 9.9
Dec 21 0 6.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Martinique has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (66.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73.3%).

Wind in Martinique is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and June. January’s average wind speed of around 12.2 knots (14.1 MPH or 22.7 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 12.2 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Feb 12.2 Significant breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Mar 11 Significant breeze 15.9 Strong breeze
Apr 10.8 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
May 10.7 Gentle breeze 15.6 Strong breeze
Jun 12 Significant breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Jul 11.5 Significant breeze 16.5 Strong breeze
Aug 10 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Sep 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.3 Strong breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Nov 10 Gentle breeze 15.2 Strong breeze
Dec 10.6 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.6%
Feb 67.6%
Mar 66.9%
Apr 69.2%
May 70.5%
Jun 69.9%
Jul 71.1%
Aug 72.8%
Sep 72.6%
Oct 73.2%
Nov 73.3%
Dec 70.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Martinique?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 19, 2018 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Martinique; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Martinique is December, followed by October and June. 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 Martinique in April. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 52 in April means 52% of the tourists vs. December.


Overall Martinique Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Martinique, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Martinique to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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