The best times to visit Martinique for ideal weather are
December 3rd to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Martinique Travel Guide
Weather in Martinique
Average temperatures in Martinique vary barely at all and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 2 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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 late September where highs are regularly around 89.1°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77°F (25°C) at night.
Martinique Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Martinique Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Martinique Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Martinique are August, January, and then July. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are only 1.4 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-July with an average of 3.2 days with 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Martinique.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Martinique (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Martinique has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. 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 MPH or 22.6 KPH) is considered “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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||12.2||a moderate breeze||17.2||a fresh breeze|
|Feb||12.2||a moderate breeze||17.3||a fresh breeze|
|Mar||11||a moderate breeze||15.9||a fresh breeze|
|Apr||10.8||a gentle breeze||15.6||a moderate breeze|
|May||10.7||a gentle breeze||15.6||a fresh breeze|
|Jun||12||a moderate breeze||16.7||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||11.5||a moderate breeze||16.5||a fresh breeze|
|Aug||10||a gentle breeze||15.4||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||8.2||a gentle breeze||13.3||a fresh breeze|
|Oct||9.1||a gentle breeze||14.7||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||10||a gentle breeze||15.2||a fresh breeze|
|Dec||10.6||a gentle breeze||15.4||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Martinique?
As of 5/19/2017 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
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 9 to 10 days of 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 moderate precipitation with 11 to 13 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 great amount: 11 to 12 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 good amount: 11 to 12 times per month. These times of year are busy with tourists.