Mauritius weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Mauritius

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather Mauritius 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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14 day weather forecast Mauritius

The weather for in Mauritius will be around 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
25° 0.3 mm 10% 6 m/s 12
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
25° 0.2 mm 20% 5 m/s 12
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
25° 0.6 mm 15% 4 m/s 11
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
21°
25° 2.6 mm 45% 6 m/s 9
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
25° 1.6 mm 35% 6 m/s 6
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
25° 3.0 mm 50% 3 m/s 7
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
25° 0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 11
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
25° 0.7 mm 20% 5 m/s 10
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
25° 0.3 mm 10% 5 m/s 9
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
21°
25° 0.3 mm 10% 5 m/s 7
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
21°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 9
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 9
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
21°
25° 0.2 mm 20% 5 m/s 9

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 table of 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 weather like in a given month for Mauritius? 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 26 October 2021

  • 1 Mauritian rupee = 2.58 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.39 Mauritian rupee
  • 10 Mauritian rupee = 25.77 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 3.88 Mauritian rupee
  • 100 Mauritian rupee = 257.71 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 38.82 Mauritian rupee

What is the area code of Mauritius?

The area code to call Mauritius is +230.