Réunion weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Réunion

The best time to visit in Réunion is from April until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Réunion is 25°C in January and the lowest is 20°C in July.

Réunion has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Réunion 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 Réunion by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 25 25 25 24 23 21 20 20 21 22 23 25
Precipitation (mm) 163 156 173 92 58 35 28 29 21 36 74 83
Climate data from city: Saint-Denis

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14 day weather forecast Réunion

The weather for in Réunion will be 21° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Réunion is based on the weather conditions in the city of Saint-Denis.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
19°
13.6 mm 95% 1 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
6.6 mm 70% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
1.5 mm 35% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
1.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
4.8 mm 60% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
4.5 mm 60% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
3.5 mm 55% 2 m/s 3
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
6.3 mm 70% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
19°
4.3 mm 60% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
0.9 mm 25% 3 m/s 4
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
2.6 mm 45% 3 m/s 4
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
3.0 mm 50% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
3.4 mm 55% 2 m/s 3

Climate Réunion

Réunion has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Réunion is 23° degrees and there is about 947 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 49 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Réunion

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 25 25 25 24 23 21 20 20 21 22 23 25
Night temp. (°C) 23 23 23 22 20 19 18 18 18 20 21 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 163 156 173 92 58 35 28 29 21 36 74 83
Days with rain 25 23 26 21 21 19 20 20 19 20 21 26
Dry days 6 5 5 9 10 11 11 11 11 11 9 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 8 8 8 7 6 7 9 9 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6
Climate data from city: Saint-Denis

Réunion weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Réunion? 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 Réunion?

Réunion lies in a straight line about 3,901 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Saint-Denis).

How long is the flight to Réunion?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Réunion is approximately 6 hours.

How many inhabitants are there in Réunion?

Réunion has approximately 865,826 inhabitants.

How big is Réunion?

The area of Réunion is around 2,511 km². It is 486x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Réunion?

The capital of Réunion is Saint-Denis.

What is the currency of Réunion?

In Réunion the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Réunion?

The area code to call Réunion is +262.