18 to 25°C
3155 hours
sunshine per day
761 mm
207 days
158 days
0 days

Climate of Madagascar

Madagascar has a moderate climate. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Madagascar is 22° degrees and there is about 760 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 18°C and 25°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 9°C and 16°C
  • Rain: it rains 158 days and there is a total of approximately 761 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3155 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 18°C and 25°C
Warmest month: 25°C in October
Coldest month: 18°C in July
Night temperature: between 9°C and 16°C
Dry days: 207 days
Days with rain: 158 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 761 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3155 hours

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Temperature graph

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

Precipitation graph

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

Climate table of Madagascar

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Madagascar. 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 Madagascar might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 24 24 22 21 19 18 20 22 25 25 25
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 16 14 12 10 9 10 11 14 16 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 175 165 123 17 4 5 4 3 3 30 92 140
Days with rain 25 24 23 12 5 4 3 3 4 12 19 24
Dry days 6 4 8 18 26 26 28 28 26 19 11 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 7 9 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5

Best time to visit Madagascar

To go to Madagascar, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Madagascar, October is the warmest month with 25°C and the most cold month is 18°C in July.

Climate of Madagascar by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Madagascar? 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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