The best times to visit Mauritius for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 30th

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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Mauritius Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Mauritius

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Mauritius vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 72 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 Mauritius, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 86.9°F (30.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.

    Mauritius Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Mauritius Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Low

    “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

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 86.7 81.1 75.3
    Feb 86.4 81.2 75.7
    Mar 86 80.8 75.2
    Apr 85.1 79.7 74.3
    May 82.7 77.5 72.1
    Jun 79.9 75 69.9
    Jul 78.4 73.4 68.3
    Aug 78.3 73.1 68
    Sep 79.4 74.1 68.7
    Oct 81.5 76 70.5
    Nov 84.2 78.4 72.5
    Dec 86.2 80.4 74.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 30.4 27.3 24.1
    Feb 30.2 27.3 24.3
    Mar 30 27.1 24
    Apr 29.5 26.5 23.5
    May 28.2 25.3 22.3
    Jun 26.6 23.9 21.1
    Jul 25.8 23 20.2
    Aug 25.7 22.8 20
    Sep 26.3 23.4 20.4
    Oct 27.5 24.4 21.4
    Nov 29 25.8 22.5
    Dec 30.1 26.9 23.4

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Mauritius are February, March, and then July. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid-to late November. For example, on the week of November 19th there are only 2.3 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-July with an average of 4.9 days with significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

    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.

    Chance of 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

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 57.1 0 0.26
    Feb 64.3 0 0.32
    Mar 61.4 0 0.24
    Apr 55.7 0 0.15
    May 50 0 0.12
    Jun 54.3 0 0.1
    Jul 60 0 0.1
    Aug 57.1 0 0.09
    Sep 45.7 0 0.07
    Oct 42.9 0 0.08
    Nov 38.6 0 0.1
    Dec 48.6 0 0.15

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 57.1 0 0.66
    Feb 64.3 0 0.81
    Mar 61.4 0 0.61
    Apr 55.7 0 0.38
    May 50 0 0.3
    Jun 54.3 0 0.25
    Jul 60 0 0.25
    Aug 57.1 0 0.23
    Sep 45.7 0 0.18
    Oct 42.9 0 0.2
    Nov 38.6 0 0.25
    Dec 48.6 0 0.38

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Mauritius has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. 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 (12.7 MPH or 20.4 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 late July 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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 8.2 a gentle breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.4 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Mar 8.4 a gentle breeze 12.1 a moderate breeze
    Apr 9.2 a gentle breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    May 8.8 a gentle breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    Jun 10.2 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Jul 10.8 a gentle breeze 14.4 a moderate breeze
    Aug 11 a moderate breeze 14.6 a moderate breeze
    Sep 10.9 a gentle breeze 14.3 a moderate breeze
    Oct 10.4 a gentle breeze 13.9 a moderate breeze
    Nov 9.1 a gentle breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.4 a gentle breeze 12 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 74.5
    Feb 76.8
    Mar 75.8
    Apr 74.5
    May 72.9
    Jun 70.4
    Jul 71
    Aug 70.4
    Sep 68.8
    Oct 70.1
    Nov 71.3
    Dec 72.1

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Mauritius?

    As of 5/2/2017 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.
     

    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. 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 frequent with 16 to 19 days of 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 16 to 19 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 very great amount: 12 to 14 days per month. Tourism is busy 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 great amount: 15 to 18 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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