The best times to visit Paramaribo for ideal weather are

August 27th 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.

 

 


Other Paramaribo Travel Info

Weather in Paramaribo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Paramaribo vary very little. 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 bottom 1 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 Paramaribo, the hottest months are September, October, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late September where highs are regularly around 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.4°F (25.2°C) at night.

Paramaribo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Paramaribo 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.

Paramaribo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Paramaribo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Paramaribo 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 85.9 81 75.7
Feb 85.7 80.8 75.5
Mar 86.6 81.5 76.1
Apr 87.4 82.1 76.6
May 87.3 81.7 76.3
Jun 88 81.6 76
Jul 89.3 82.4 75.9
Aug 91.1 83.8 76.3
Sep 92.6 84.9 76.9
Oct 92.3 84.7 77
Nov 90.5 83.7 76.9
Dec 87.9 81.9 76.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.9 27.2 24.3
Feb 29.8 27.1 24.2
Mar 30.3 27.5 24.5
Apr 30.8 27.8 24.8
May 30.7 27.6 24.6
Jun 31.1 27.6 24.4
Jul 31.8 28 24.4
Aug 32.8 28.8 24.6
Sep 33.7 29.4 24.9
Oct 33.5 29.3 25
Nov 32.5 28.7 24.9
Dec 31.1 27.7 24.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Paramaribo are September, October, 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 late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Paramaribo? 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 Paramaribo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Paramaribo (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 34% 0 5.7
Feb 35% 0 6
Mar 32% 0 6.6
Apr 39% 0 7.9
May 51% 0 12.8
Jun 56% 0 9.5
Jul 47% 0 8.8
Aug 29% 0 5.8
Sep 17% 0 2.5
Oct 25% 0 5.2
Nov 29% 0 4.5
Dec 37% 0 7.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 14.5
Feb 35 0 15.2
Mar 32 0 16.8
Apr 39 0 20.1
May 51 0 32.5
Jun 56 0 24.1
Jul 47 0 22.4
Aug 29 0 14.7
Sep 17 0 6.4
Oct 25 0 13.2
Nov 29 0 11.4
Dec 37 0 18.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Paramaribo has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (63.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74.2%).

Wind in Paramaribo is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.4 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 11 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
May 4.2 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.5%
Feb 71.1%
Mar 69.4%
Apr 70.5%
May 73.8%
Jun 74.2%
Jul 70.6%
Aug 66.1%
Sep 63.1%
Oct 64.1%
Nov 67.6%
Dec 72.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Paramaribo?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Suriname; 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Paramaribo, Suriname is June, followed by August and November. 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 Paramaribo in March. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.5 in March means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Paramaribo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 16 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 9 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Paramaribo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93°F (33.9°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Paramaribo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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