The best times to visit Vakinankaratra for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 3rd
September 10th to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Vakinankaratra Travel Guide
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Weather in Vakinankaratra
Average temperatures in Vakinankaratra vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th 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 Vakinankaratra, the hottest months are November, December, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid November where highs are regularly around 84.2°F (29°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.6°F (13.1°C) at night.
Vakinankaratra Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Vakinankaratra 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.
Vakinankaratra Perceived Temperature (F)
Vakinankaratra Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Vakinankaratra 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 Vakinankaratra are August, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Vakinankaratra? 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 Vakinankaratra.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vakinankaratra (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
Vakinankaratra has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (36.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (67.3%).
Wind in Vakinankaratra is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and October. September’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 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 August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 7.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vakinankaratra.
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||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.7||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|May||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.6||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.1||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Vakinankaratra?
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 Vakinankaratra, 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 Vakinankaratra 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
Overall Vakinankaratra Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 9 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Vakinankaratra, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 77.1°F (25.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 14 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 Vakinankaratra to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80°F (26.7°C) and 77.1°F (25.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.