Suriname weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Suriname

The best time to visit in Suriname is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Suriname is 32°C in September and the lowest is 28°C in February.

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

Average weather Suriname by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Precipitation (mm) 75 88 72 89 114 97 68 53 31 32 71 99
Climate data from city: Paramaribo

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14 day weather forecast Suriname

The weather for in Suriname will be 31° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Suriname is based on the weather conditions in the city of Paramaribo.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
29° 36.6 mm 90% 2 m/s 5
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
29° 6.1 mm 65% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 3.8 mm 55% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 2.7 mm 45% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 3.9 mm 55% 2 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 4.6 mm 60% 2 m/s 9
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
29° 11.8 mm 80% 1 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
29° 18.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 7
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
29° 14.0 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
29° 10.3 mm 75% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
29° 4.6 mm 60% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
29° 3.6 mm 55% 2 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
29° 5.7 mm 65% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
29° 2.1 mm 40% 2 m/s 4

Climate Suriname

Suriname has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Suriname is 30° degrees and there is about 888 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 76 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Suriname

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 24 25 25 24 24 25 25 25 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 75 88 72 89 114 97 68 53 31 32 71 99
Days with rain 25 24 26 24 28 25 20 15 12 14 19 26
Dry days 6 4 5 6 3 5 11 16 18 17 11 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 7 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6
Climate data from city: Paramaribo

Suriname weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Suriname? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Suriname?

Suriname lies in a straight line about 13,481 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Paramaribo).

How long is the flight to Suriname?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Suriname is approximately 17 h. 10 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Suriname?

Suriname has approximately 541,638 inhabitants.

How big is Suriname?

The area of Suriname is around 163,270 km². It is slightly smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Suriname?

The capital of Suriname is Paramaribo.

What is the currency of Suriname?

In Suriname the Surinamese dollar (SRD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Surinamese dollar = 9.79 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.10 Surinamese dollar
  • 10 Surinamese dollar = 97.88 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 1.02 Surinamese dollar
  • 100 Surinamese dollar = 978.76 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 10.22 Surinamese dollar

What is the area code of Suriname?

The area code to call Suriname is +597.