The best times to visit Petite-Ile for ideal weather are
May 21st to November 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Petite-Ile Travel Guide
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Weather in Petite-Ile
Average temperatures in Petite-Ile 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 37th 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 Petite-Ile, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 87.1°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.2°F (24°C) at night.
Petite-Ile Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Petite-Ile 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.
Petite-Ile Perceived Temperature (F)
Petite-Ile Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Petite-Ile 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 significant precipitation in Petite-Ile are November, 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 mid to late November. For example, on the week of November 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.
When can you find snow in Petite-Ile? 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 Petite-Ile.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Petite-Ile (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
Petite-Ile has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (61.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (71.6%).
Wind in Petite-Ile is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is August, followed by September and October. August’s average wind speed of around 12.1 knots (13.9 MPH or 22.3 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 late July where average top sustained speeds reach 20 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Petite-Ile.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||10.7||Gentle breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.8||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.9||Gentle breeze||17.3||Strong breeze|
|Apr||10.6||Gentle breeze||17.1||Strong breeze|
|May||10.1||Gentle breeze||16.4||Strong breeze|
|Jun||10.6||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Jul||11.7||Significant breeze||18.5||Strong breeze|
|Aug||12.1||Significant breeze||19.1||Strong breeze|
|Sep||12||Significant breeze||18.6||Strong breeze|
|Oct||11.8||Significant breeze||18||Strong breeze|
|Nov||10||Gentle breeze||16.3||Strong breeze|
|Dec||10.2||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Petite-Ile?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for France; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 24, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Petite-Ile, Reunion 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 Petite-Ile 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
Overall Petite-Ile Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 80.7°F (27.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 12 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 about 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Petite-Ile, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Petite-Ile to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 85.2°F (29.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.