Best Time To Visit Port Louis

Best Time To Go To Port Louis

Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius, located in the tropics of the Southern Hemisphere. Due to its location, the island remains warm throughout the year and can be visited in every season.

  • Summer (December to February) – This is the warmest time of the year with day temperatures rising between 25 to 29 degrees Celsius. The summer season also sees the highest amount of rainfalls with the precipitation levels fluctuating between 117mm to 216mm. January is the hottest and the wettest season with the highest temperature and precipitation levels. The summer season sees about 7 to 9 hours of sunshine every day and this is the best time to visit the beaches and indulge in water activities.
  • Fall (March to May) – Early Fall season is also witness to numerous showers and thunderstorms with March being the wettest month of the year showcasing high precipitation levels of 221mm. There is a little drop in the heat as the day time temperatures fall and remain between 26 to 28 degrees Celsius. Remember to carry your umbrellas and rain gear if you plan to visit the city during early fall season.
  • Winter (June - August) – The winter season is a great time to visit Port Louis. The weather remains chilly during the mornings and pleasant all throughout the day. There is a significant fall in the day time temperatures with the mercury ranging from 23 to 24 degrees Celsius. The winter season is a relatively dry season with precipitation levels between 58 to 66mm. There is a plethora of activities like swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving one can indulge into. The winter months offer a perfect getaway from the heat of the northern hemisphere.
  • Spring (September to November) – The spring months are the driest months of the year with significantly low precipitation levels between 36mm and 46mm each month. The area receives about 10 hours of sunshine a day, leaving a lot of time for outdoor activities. Temperatures both on land and in the sea, are very consistent. The day time temperatures fluctuate between 23 to 26 degrees Celsius and it is a great time to enjoy the various water sports of the island.

The best time to visit Port Louis would be during the winter and the spring season as the temperature remains pleasant, with low precipitation levels that allow you to explore the city and take part in sightseeing tours of water activities without any hindrance.

Climate in Port Louis

Know weather for your travel dates:

19-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 19 Jan

29oC

26oC

Light rain and breezy in the morning.

Wind:6.41 m/s

Humidity:80%

Precipitation:0.51%

  • Sat 20 Jan
    31oC | 25oC

    Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    31oC | 26oC

    Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    30oC | 26oC

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    29oC | 25oC

    Light rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    29oC | 25oC

    Humid throughout the day and mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    30oC | 26oC

    Humid throughout the day and partly cloudy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Port Louis

Average Temperature in Port Louis by month

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Jan

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Feb

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Mar

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 23oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Apr

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 22oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

May

Average temperature: 24oC

Minimum temperature: 21oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Jun

Average temperature: 22oC

Minimum temperature: 16oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Jul

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Aug

Average temperature: 20oC

Minimum temperature: 16oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Sep

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 18oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Oct

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Nov

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Dec

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 16oC

Maximum temperature: 28oC

Highest temperature in Port Louis is recorded as 31oC in February and March.

Lowest temperature in Port Louis is recorded as 16oC in June, August and December.

Average Humidity in Port Louis by Month (in %)

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Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Feb

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Mar

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Apr

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

May

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 87%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Jul

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Aug

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Sep

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Oct

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Nov

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Dec

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Most humid month in Port Louis is May.

Least humid month in Port Louis is August.

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