The best times to visit Port Louis for ideal weather are

April 23rd to November 25th

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 Port Louis

Temperature

Average temperatures in Port Louis vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Port Louis, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 82.9°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.4°F (21.9°C) at night.

Port Louis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Port Louis 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.

Port Louis Perceived Temperature (F)

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Port Louis Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Port Louis 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)
Jan82.576.170.7
Feb82.676.371.2
Mar81.675.270.3
Apr80.473.869
May77.770.865.5
Jun74.467.962.9
Jul72.866.361.2
Aug72.566.161.1
Sep74.167.261.6
Oct76.769.764
Nov8072.666.3
Dec8275.169.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.124.521.5
Feb28.124.621.8
Mar27.62421.3
Apr26.923.220.6
May25.421.618.6
Jun23.619.917.2
Jul22.719.116.2
Aug22.518.916.2
Sep23.419.616.4
Oct24.820.917.8
Nov26.722.619.1
Dec27.823.920.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Louis are November, October, 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 early to mid October. For example, on the week of October 8th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Port Louis? 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 Port Louis.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan48%011.3
Feb51%012.3
Mar46%011.5
Apr31%05.2
May30%04.8
Jun32%04.3
Jul36%04
Aug37%04.5
Sep23%02.9
Oct20%02.8
Nov15%04.5
Dec28%05.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan48028.7
Feb51031.2
Mar46029.2
Apr31013.2
May30012.2
Jun32010.9
Jul36010.2
Aug37011.4
Sep2307.4
Oct2007.1
Nov15011.4
Dec28014

 

Humidity and Wind

Port Louis has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (74.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (82.1%).

Wind in Port Louis is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.4Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
Feb6.5Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Mar6.5Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Apr6.8Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
May5.8Light breeze8.5Gentle breeze
Jun6.6Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Jul7.4Gentle breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Aug7.4Gentle breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Sep7.1Gentle breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Oct7Gentle breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Nov6Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze
Dec6.2Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan80.4%
Feb82.1%
Mar80.9%
Apr80.2%
May79.8%
Jun78.1%
Jul78.1%
Aug77.9%
Sep75.2%
Oct75.5%
Nov74.9%
Dec76.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Port Louis?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Port Louis, 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 Port Louis 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

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

 

 

Overall Port Louis Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 76.4°F (24.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 14 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 10 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Port Louis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Port Louis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 15 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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