The best times to visit Nosy Komba for ideal weather are

April 30th to August 5th

or

August 27th to October 14th

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 Nosy Komba

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nosy Komba vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 16th 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 Nosy Komba, the hottest months are April, November, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.8°F (23.8°C) at night.

Nosy Komba Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nosy Komba 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.

Nosy Komba Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nosy Komba Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nosy Komba 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)
Jan89.782.374.8
Feb89.682.575.1
Mar90.483.174.7
Apr91.183.374.4
May90.481.971.8
Jun88.679.368.3
Jul87.878.667.1
Aug88.479.167.6
Sep89.479.968.5
Oct91.982.671.9
Nov91.583.274
Dec90.282.974.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan32.127.923.8
Feb3228.123.9
Mar32.428.423.7
Apr32.828.523.6
May32.427.722.1
Jun31.426.320.2
Jul3125.919.5
Aug31.326.219.8
Sep31.926.620.3
Oct33.328.122.2
Nov33.128.423.3
Dec32.328.323.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nosy Komba are July, May, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Nosy Komba? 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 Nosy Komba.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan50%014.4
Feb52%010.3
Mar42%09
Apr26%04.5
May8%00.8
Jun9%00.8
Jul6%01.4
Aug9%01
Sep10%01.1
Oct9%01.3
Nov26%05.3
Dec49%013.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan50036.6
Feb52026.2
Mar42022.9
Apr26011.4
May802
Jun902
Jul603.6
Aug902.5
Sep1002.8
Oct903.3
Nov26013.5
Dec49035.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Nosy Komba has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is September (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (74%).

Wind in Nosy Komba is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and November. October’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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
Jan5Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Feb4.6Light breeze7.7Gentle breeze
Mar4.3Light breeze7.2Gentle breeze
Apr4.1Light breeze6.8Light breeze
May4.1Light breeze6.6Gentle breeze
Jun4.3Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze
Jul4.4Light breeze7.5Gentle breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze7.8Gentle breeze
Sep5.4Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Oct5.4Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Nov5.1Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
Dec4.4Light breeze7.5Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan73.6%
Feb74%
Mar69.6%
Apr65.3%
May61.5%
Jun58.8%
Jul56.2%
Aug53%
Sep49.9%
Oct51.4%
Nov56.8%
Dec68%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nosy Komba?

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 Nosy Komba, 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 Nosy Komba 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

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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 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 Nosy Komba Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 89.4°F (31.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 13 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Nosy Komba, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Nosy Komba to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 14 to 16 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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