The best times to visit Mauritius for ideal weather are

June 11th to October 7th

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 Mauritius

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Mauritius 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 23rd 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 Mauritius, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 86.9°F (30.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.7°F (24.3°C) at night.

    Mauritius Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Low

    Mauritius 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.

    Mauritius Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Mauritius Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Mauritius 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan86.781.175.3
    Feb86.481.275.7
    Mar8680.875.2
    Apr85.179.774.3
    May82.777.572.1
    Jun79.97569.9
    Jul78.473.468.3
    Aug78.373.168
    Sep79.474.168.7
    Oct81.57670.5
    Nov84.278.472.5
    Dec86.280.474.2

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan30.427.324.1
    Feb30.227.324.3
    Mar3027.124
    Apr29.526.523.5
    May28.225.322.3
    Jun26.623.921.1
    Jul25.82320.2
    Aug25.722.820
    Sep26.323.420.4
    Oct27.524.421.4
    Nov2925.822.5
    Dec30.126.923.4


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mauritius 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 mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

    When can you find snow in Mauritius? 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 Mauritius.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan35%08.1
    Feb40%08.9
    Mar36%07.5
    Apr29%04.6
    May24%03.7
    Jun23%03.1
    Jul27%03.2
    Aug26%02.9
    Sep18%02.2
    Oct15%02.3
    Nov17%03.1
    Dec24%04.8

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan35020.6
    Feb40022.6
    Mar36019.1
    Apr29011.7
    May2409.4
    Jun2307.9
    Jul2708.1
    Aug2607.4
    Sep1805.6
    Oct1505.8
    Nov1707.9
    Dec24012.2

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Mauritius has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (68.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (76.8%).

    Wind in Mauritius is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.6 MPH or 20.3 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan8.2Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
    Feb8.4Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
    Mar8.4Gentle breeze12.1Significant breeze
    Apr9.2Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
    May8.8Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
    Jun10.2Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
    Jul10.8Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
    Aug11Significant breeze14.6Significant breeze
    Sep10.9Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
    Oct10.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
    Nov9.1Gentle breeze12.7Significant breeze
    Dec8.4Gentle breeze12Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan74.5%
    Feb76.8%
    Mar75.8%
    Apr74.5%
    May72.9%
    Jun70.4%
    Jul71%
    Aug70.4%
    Sep68.8%
    Oct70.1%
    Nov71.3%
    Dec72.1%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Mauritius?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Mauritius; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Mar 06, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Mauritius is November, followed by January and March. 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 Mauritius in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    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 73 in June means 73% of the tourists vs. November.


    Overall Mauritius Travel Experience by Season

    Fall (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 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 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Mauritius, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 78.9°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 5 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

    Summer (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Mauritius to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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