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 35° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
29° 5.4 mm 65% 2 m/s 8
Monday 20 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
29° 2.3 mm 45% 2 m/s 10
Tuesday 21 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 6.1 mm 65% 2 m/s 9
Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 8.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 7
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 2.3 mm 45% 2 m/s 4
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 9.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
29° 7.8 mm 70% 2 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
29° 4.3 mm 60% 1 m/s 4
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 5.6 mm 65% 2 m/s 8
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 2.4 mm 45% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
29° 2.8 mm 50% 1 m/s 2
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 1.8 mm 40% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5

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 8,830 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Paramaribo).

How long is the flight to Suriname?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Suriname is approximately 12 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 7x 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 19 September 2021

  • 1 Surinamese dollar = 0.92 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 1.09 Surinamese dollar
  • 10 Surinamese dollar = 9.18 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 10.90 Surinamese dollar
  • 100 Surinamese dollar = 91.77 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 108.97 Surinamese dollar

What is the area code of Suriname?

The area code to call Suriname is +597.