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What is the climate like in Madagascar?

The climate of Madagascar has an average yearly temperature of 28°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 23°C and rise to 30°C.

Annually, about 1456 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Madagascar.

The best time to visit Madagascar is April until October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Madagascar.

The hurricane season in Madagascar lasts from early November to late April.

Temperature 23 to 30°C
Rain 1456 mm

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The climate of Madagascar
  • Average yearly temperature: 28°C
  • Highest temperature: 30°C in October and November
  • Lowest temperature: 23°C in July
  • Precipitation: 1456 mm per year, averaging 121 mm by month
  • Driest months: 3,0 mm in September, 4,7 mm in July and 7,0 mm in May
  • Wettest months: 409 mm in January, 298 mm in December and 259 mm in February

Climate table Madagascar

The climate table for Madagascar shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 28 28 28 27 25 24 23 25 28 30 30 29
Nighttime temperature (°C) 19 18 18 17 14 12 11 12 14 16 18 18
Precipitation (mm) 409 259 199 50 7,0 14 4,7 18 3,0 39 155 298
UV Index 8 8 9 8 8 7 7 8 9 10 9 9
Hurricane season Madagascar Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No

Temperature by month in Madagascar

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Madagascar

Temperature by month in Madagascar

Precipitation by month in Madagascar

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Madagascar.

Precipitation by month in Madagascar

UV index by month in Madagascar

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Madagascar.

UV index by month in Madagascar

Yearly temperature in Madagascar

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Madagascar, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Madagascar

Yearly total precipitation in Madagascar

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Madagascar.

Precipitation per year in Madagascar

Weather experiences in Madagascar

The weather in Madagascar is rated an average of 2,6 out of 5 stars by 5 visitors.

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Although the average temperature is 28 degrees, the days are often interrupted by heavy, unpredictable rain showers. Not ideal for outdoor activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Although warm, it was especially rainy, humid and unpredictable. It imposed restrictions on outdoor activities. Cloudy weather, less sunshine!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Alternating sunny and rainy weather, sometimes cool evenings. Despite the unpredictability, temperatures were generally comfortable for outdoor activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Warm but not too warm, a comfortable temperature of around 25 degrees. It was cloudy and occasional light rain, but mostly sunny. Ideal for active vacations.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Madagascar by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Madagascar and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Madagascar, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.