Mauritius
Weather, climate and best time to visit


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 in Mauritius is 29°C in February and the lowest is 24°C in July.

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 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 Mauritius weather by month

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

Climate data from city: Port Louis




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Mauritius weather

The Mauritius weather for will be 20° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 24°C.

The Mauritius weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Port Louis.

5-day weather forecast Mauritius

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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21°C
18°C
0.8 mm
20%
6 Bft
SSE
24°C
5
Wednesday
29 june
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20°C
17°C
1.1 mm
25%
6 Bft
SE
24°C
3
Thursday
30 june
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20°C
17°C
1.8 mm
40%
5 Bft
SE
24°C
3
Friday
1 july
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22°C
17°C
0.9 mm
25%
5 Bft
SE
24°C
4
Saturday
2 july
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21°C
18°C
0.6 mm
15%
6 Bft
SE
24°C
6

View the 14 day weather forecast for Mauritius


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.

Mauritius

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 29 28 28 26 25 24 24 24 25 26 28
Night temp. (°C) 26 26 26 25 24 23 22 22 22 23 24 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 86 90 62 28 19 13 13 16 7 12 25 37
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 8 7 7 7 6 7 9 11 10 11
Wind force (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 data from city: Port Louis

Mauritius weather by month

What is the average Mauritius 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 Mauritius?

Mauritius lies in a straight line about 4,125 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Port Louis).

How long is the flight to Mauritius?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Mauritius is approximately 6 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Mauritius?

These are the largest airports in Mauritius:

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

How many inhabitants are there in Mauritius?

Mauritius has approximately 1,264,887 inhabitants.

How big is Mauritius?

The area of Mauritius is around 1,860 km². It is 656x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Mauritius?

The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis.

What is the currency of Mauritius?

In Mauritius the Mauritian rupee (MUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 2.58 Mauritian rupee
  • 1 Mauritian rupee = 0.39 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 257.71 Mauritian rupee
  • 100 Mauritian rupee = 38.82 South African rand

What is the area code of Mauritius?

The area code to call Mauritius is +230.