26 to 29°C
3338 hours
sunshine per day
685 mm
116 days
249 days
0 days

Climate of Guadeloupe

The Caribbean island of Guadeloupe of the Lesser Antilles is known for its beautiful beaches and warm climate. The island consists of several smaller islands in addition to the two main islands, Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre. Guadeloupe has mild temperatures and high humidity throughout the year.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 26°C and 29°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 25°C and 28°C
  • Rain: it rains 249 days and there is a total of approximately 685 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3338 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 26°C and 29°C
Warmest month: 29°C in July
Coldest month: 26°C in February
Night temperature: between 25°C and 28°C
Dry days: 116 days
Days with rain: 249 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 685 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3338 hours

Guadeloupe's proximity to the equator is the main reason for its tropical climate. This means the island gets plenty of sunshine, keeping temperatures warm and humidity high. The Caribbean Sea also surrounds the island, keeping temperatures lower and precipitation high.


The weather in Guadeloupe warms steadily as the island transitions from the milder winter months to the warmer summer months. About 27 degrees Celsius is the seasonal average temperature, and humidity is still quite high. If you want to enjoy the beautiful weather without being too hot, this is a great time to go to the island.


Guadeloupe has its warmest weather in the summer, when average highs hover around 30 degrees Celsius. During this season, humidity is also at its maximum, which can sometimes make it seem oppressively humid and unpleasant. Despite the heat and humidity, the high season makes this a popular time to visit the island.


In autumn, the weather in Guadeloupe is slightly colder and less humid. It is a pleasant time to visit the island during this season, as the average temperature is about 27 degrees Celsius. Be prepared for showers, as the island receives the most rain in autumn.

Winter With average temperatures of about 25 degrees Celsius, winter is the coldest season on Guadeloupe. This time of year seems more pleasant than summer because of the lower humidity. If you want to escape the crowds and take advantage of the pleasant weather, this is a great time to visit the island.

Regional climate of Guadeloupe

The different parts of the island of Guadeloupe can have slightly different climates. For example, the side of Grande-Eastern Terre, which borders the Atlantic Ocean, tends to be windier and drier than the western side, which borders the Caribbean Sea. Similarly, due to its higher altitude, the island of Basse-Terre has a slightly colder and wetter climate than Grande-Terre.

In summary, Guadeloupe has a tropical climate with year-round warm temperatures and high humidity. The island is a popular vacation spot, with the summer months being the busiest. But the island is a great destination to explore year-round, with each season a distinct experience. Keep in mind the differences in the regional climate when planning a vacation to Guadeloupe.

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Guadeloupe.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Guadeloupe.

Climate table of Guadeloupe

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Guadeloupe. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Guadeloupe might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 25 26 27 27 27 28 28 28 27 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 23 22 39 67 45 70 97 94 86 68 47
Days with rain 20 17 16 18 22 20 24 24 21 23 21 23
Dry days 11 11 15 12 9 10 7 7 9 8 9 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 11 11 10 10 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Best time to visit Guadeloupe

The best time to visit Guadeloupe is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. On the island of Guadeloupe, the warmest month is July with 29°C and the coldest is February with 26°C.

Climate of Guadeloupe by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Guadeloupe? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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