French Guiana
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit French Guiana

The best time to visit French Guiana is in March and June until November, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in French Guiana is 32°C in September and the lowest is 28°C in January.

French Guiana has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in French Guiana 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 French Guiana weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Precipitation (mm) 155 168 123 162 192 138 90 47 22 26 65 170

Climate data from city: Cayenne




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French Guiana weather

The French Guiana weather for will be 23° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The French Guiana weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Cayenne.

5-day weather forecast French Guiana

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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29°C
21°C
12.3 mm
80%
1 Bft
S
6
Wednesday
29 june
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23°C
21°C
6.2 mm
65%
1 Bft
ENE
3
Thursday
30 june
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23°C
20°C
0.5 mm
15%
1 Bft
E
3
Friday
1 july
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30°C
20°C
1 mm
25%
1 Bft
ENE
7
Saturday
2 july
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32°C
20°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ENE
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for French Guiana


Climate French Guiana

French Guiana has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for French Guiana is 29° degrees and there is about 1357 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 7.

French Guiana

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 24 25 25 24 24 24 25 25 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 155 168 123 162 192 138 90 47 22 26 65 170
Days with rain 28 26 27 27 29 28 26 17 12 11 16 25
Dry days 3 2 4 3 2 2 5 14 18 20 14 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

Climate data from city: Cayenne

French Guiana weather by month

What is the average French Guiana weather like in a given month? 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 French Guiana?

French Guiana lies in a straight line about 8,570 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Cayenne).

How long is the flight to French Guiana?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to French Guiana is approximately 12 hours.

How many inhabitants are there in French Guiana?

French Guiana has approximately 281,612 inhabitants.

How big is French Guiana?

The area of French Guiana is around 83,534 km². It is 15x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of French Guiana?

The capital of French Guiana is Cayenne.

What is the currency of French Guiana?

In French Guiana the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of French Guiana?

The area code to call French Guiana is +594.