The best times to visit Suriname for ideal weather are

August 20th to October 28th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Suriname Travel Info

Weather in Suriname

Temperature

Average temperatures in Suriname vary barely at all. 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 4th 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 Suriname, the hottest months are October, September, and then November. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 92.2°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

Suriname Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Suriname 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.

Suriname Perceived Temperature (F)

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Suriname Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Suriname 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 85.7 79.5 74.3
Feb 86.2 79.6 74.2
Mar 86.8 80.2 74.8
Apr 87.2 80.7 75.4
May 87.1 80.2 75.1
Jun 87.6 80.3 74.7
Jul 88.5 80.9 74.6
Aug 90 82 75.2
Sep 91.6 82.8 75.1
Oct 91.8 82.9 75
Nov 90.4 82.4 75.3
Dec 87.8 80.2 74.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.8 26.4 23.5
Feb 30.1 26.4 23.4
Mar 30.4 26.8 23.8
Apr 30.7 27.1 24.1
May 30.6 26.8 23.9
Jun 30.9 26.8 23.7
Jul 31.4 27.2 23.7
Aug 32.2 27.8 24
Sep 33.1 28.2 23.9
Oct 33.2 28.3 23.9
Nov 32.4 28 24.1
Dec 31 26.8 23.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Suriname are October, September, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early November. For example, on the week of November 5th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Suriname? 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 Suriname.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Suriname (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 36% 0 6.4
Feb 29% 0 4.5
Mar 33% 0 5.7
Apr 38% 0 7.4
May 47% 0 15.1
Jun 46% 0 8.8
Jul 40% 0 7
Aug 28% 0 4.9
Sep 15% 0 2.4
Oct 14% 0 2.8
Nov 17% 0 2.7
Dec 38% 0 6.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 36 0 16.3
Feb 29 0 11.4
Mar 33 0 14.5
Apr 38 0 18.8
May 47 0 38.4
Jun 46 0 22.4
Jul 40 0 17.8
Aug 28 0 12.4
Sep 15 0 6.1
Oct 14 0 7.1
Nov 17 0 6.9
Dec 38 0 16.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Suriname has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (67.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (79%).

Wind in Suriname is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.2 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 4.5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.8 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.6%
Feb 75.6%
Mar 74.7%
Apr 75.9%
May 79%
Jun 77.5%
Jul 74.6%
Aug 70.6%
Sep 67.7%
Oct 67.2%
Nov 69.7%
Dec 76.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Suriname?

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 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 Suriname 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 very reliable. 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 Suriname Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 14 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 moderate precipitation with 9 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Suriname, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 89.5°F (31.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Suriname to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 12 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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