Best time to visit, weather and climate Mauritius

Best time to visit Mauritius

The best time to visit Mauritius is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Mauritius is 29°C in february and the lowest is 24°C in july. The weather and climate of Mauritius is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Mauritius is an 9,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Mauritius has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Mauritius or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Mauritius per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 28°C
86
mm
90
mm
62
mm
28
mm
19
mm
13
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13
mm
16
mm
7
mm
12
mm
25
mm
37
mm

Climate Mauritius

Mauritius has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Mauritius is 26° degrees and there is about 408 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 141 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Mauritius

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 28°C
Night 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Precip 86
mm
90
mm
62
mm
28
mm
19
mm
13
mm
13
mm
16
mm
7
mm
12
mm
25
mm
37
mm
Rain
days
18 19 20 15 11 11 13 12 8 8 8 12
Dry
days
13 9 11 15 20 19 18 19 22 23 22 19
Sun hours
per day
10 9 8 7 7 7 6 7 9 11 10 11
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
 


Climate Mauritius january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Mauritius and at least around 26° degrees. In january there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius february

On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Mauritius and at least around 26° degrees. In february there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius march

On average, it is maximum 28° in march in Mauritius and at least around 26° degrees. In march there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Mauritius and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius may

On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Mauritius and at least around 24° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Mauritius and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Mauritius and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in Mauritius and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in Mauritius and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius october

On average, it is maximum 25° in october in Mauritius and at least around 23° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Mauritius and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Mauritius.

Climate Mauritius december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Mauritius and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mauritius.

14 day weather forecast Mauritius

The weather for Port Louis in Mauritius will be 28° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Mauritius is based on the weather in Port Louis.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
1 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 27°C 18°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 10
Fr
2 Oct
Licht bewolkt 28°C 18°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
Sa
3 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 27°C 19°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 11
Su
4 Oct
Licht bewolkt 27°C 19°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 8
Mo
5 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 24°C 0.5 mm 15% 4m/s 6
Tu
6 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 24°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 8
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 5m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
8 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 19°C 24°C 0.2 mm 20% 5m/s 6
Fr
9 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 24°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 6
Sa
10 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 20°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 6
Su
11 Oct
Bewolkt 25°C 20°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 6m/s 4
Mo
12 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 25°C 21°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 6m/s 5
Tu
13 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 20°C 24°C 1.3 mm 30% 7m/s 5
We
14 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 19°C 24°C 1.0 mm 25% 7m/s 7

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Flight tickets to Mauritius

Mauritius has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
    Port Louis
  • Sir Charles Gaetan Duval Airport
    Port Mathurin

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About Mauritius

Mauritius is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Port Louis. The total surface is 1.860 km² with 177 km of coastline and the population consists of 1.264.887 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 144x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Mauritius you have to use +230 or 00230 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2305012457809 or 002305012457809.

Mauritius is in a straight line at 10.599 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 13 hours35.

Currency Mauritius

In Mauritius the Mauritian rupee is used to pay.

Exchange rate Mauritian rupee (MUR) 1 october 2020

1 Mauritian rupee = 0,04 New Zealand dollar
100 Mauritian rupee = 3,79 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 26,41 Mauritian rupee
100 New Zealand dollar = 2.640,64 Mauritian rupee

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Time difference Mauritius

In Mauritius it is now 10:30 o’clock in the morning on thursday 1 october 2020. That is 9 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Mauritius is Indian/Mauritius and the Greenwich time is UTC+04.

Vaccinations Mauritius

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Mauritius.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Schistosomiasis