When is the best time to go to Madagascar?

When is the best time to go to Madagascar? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Madagascar, the weather is good everywhere in September and October
  • The best months to go to Antananarivo are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Antananarivo are January, February, March, October, November and December, and the coldest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and February
  • The cities with the best climate are Toliary and Fort Dauphin, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Nosy Be

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Madagascar for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 65°F to 85°F
67%
February 65°F to 85°F
63%
March 65°F to 85°F
59%
April 63°F to 83°F
41%
May 59°F to 81°F
27%
June 56°F to 79°F
23%
July 54°F to 77°F
21%
August 56°F to 79°F
19%
September 59°F to 81°F
16%
October 65°F to 83°F
26%
November 67°F to 85°F
39%
December 67°F to 85°F
52%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Madagascar by cities

Antananarivo

Best time to go to Antananarivo

The best months to go to Antananarivo are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Nosy Be

Best time to go to Nosy Be

The best months to go to Nosy Be are june, july, august, september and october.

Antsirabe

Best time to go to Antsirabe

The best months to go to Antsirabe are may and september.



Temperatures and rainfall in Madagascar

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Madagascar and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Antsirabe, Antsiranana and Mahajanga, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


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This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Antananarivo76°F76°F76°F74°F72°F68°F67°F70°F74°F79°F79°F79°F
Nosy Be85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F81°F79°F79°F81°F83°F85°F85°F
Antsirabe72°F72°F72°F70°F67°F63°F61°F65°F70°F74°F74°F74°F
Antsiranana85°F85°F86°F86°F85°F83°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F86°F
Mahajanga86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F85°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Manakara85°F85°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F81°F85°F
Sainte-Marie Island85°F85°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F76°F76°F79°F81°F83°F
Toamasina85°F85°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F76°F76°F79°F81°F83°F
Toliary90°F90°F90°F88°F83°F81°F79°F81°F85°F86°F88°F90°F
Fianarantsoa77°F77°F76°F74°F70°F67°F65°F70°F74°F79°F79°F79°F
Fort Dauphin86°F86°F85°F83°F79°F76°F74°F77°F79°F81°F83°F86°F
Sambava86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F79°F77°F77°F79°F83°F85°F86°F

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Is this weather information for Madagascar reliable?

Climate data for Madagascar has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Madagascar allows us to determine the average for each month in Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Antsirabe, Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Manakara, Sainte-Marie Island, Toamasina, and 4 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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