Best time to go to Madagascar for a perfect weather and where to go?

Discover the perfect time to go to Madagascar from seasonal averages in many locations like Sainte-Marie Island or Toamasina (Tamatave) below.

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 October, the weather is beautiful everywhere in Madagascar
  • The best months to go to Antananarivo are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Antananarivo are January, February, March, October, November and December, and the coldest month of the year is September
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February and December
  • Fort Dauphin is the city with the best climate, with good weather 12 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:

Month
January 19°C to 31°C
80%
February 19°C to 31°C
78%
March 18°C to 32°C
74%
April 20°C to 31°C
57%
May 18°C to 30°C
41%
June 16°C to 29°C
35%
July 15°C to 28°C
34%
August 16°C to 28°C
34%
September 16°C to 27°C
26%
October 19°C to 29°C
37%
November 20°C to 30°C
53%
December 20°C to 31°C
69%
* 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 march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Nosy Be

Best time to go to Nosy Be

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

Antsirabe

Best time to go to Antsirabe

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

Antsiranana

Best time to go to Antsiranana

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

Mahajanga

Best time to go to Mahajanga

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

Manakara

Best time to go to Manakara

The best months to go to Manakara are june, july, september, october and november.


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Climate and Weather in Madagascar

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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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80% 81% 58% 31% 14% 8% 9% 11% 9% 37% 64% 75%
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89% 88% 77% 51% 35% 16% 22% 23% 19% 56% 76% 86%
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96% 88% 90% 57% 18% 9% 4% 6% 5% 34% 70% 89%
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87% 86% 83% 80% 76% 61% 62% 59% 42% 51% 63% 77%
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79% 75% 78% 72% 67% 71% 70% 64% 51% 36% 42% 57%
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Where to go in Madagascar?

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.
Antananarivo25°C25°C25°C24°C22°C20°C19°C21°C23°C26°C27°C26°C
Nosy Be32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C30°C29°C29°C31°C32°C32°C
Antsirabe23°C23°C23°C22°C19°C18°C17°C19°C22°C24°C24°C24°C
Antsiranana31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C30°C30°C29°C30°C31°C32°C33°C
Mahajanga32°C33°C33°C34°C33°C32°C32°C32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C
Manakara32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C28°C26°C26°C27°C29°C30°C32°C
Sainte-Marie Island32°C32°C32°C31°C29°C28°C26°C26°C27°C29°C30°C32°C
Toamasina32°C32°C32°C31°C29°C28°C26°C26°C27°C29°C30°C32°C
Toliary35°C35°C35°C34°C32°C31°C30°C29°C31°C32°C34°C34°C
Fianarantsoa25°C25°C25°C23°C21°C20°C19°C21°C24°C26°C27°C27°C
Fort Dauphin33°C33°C32°C31°C29°C28°C27°C26°C28°C30°C31°C33°C
Sambava33°C34°C33°C32°C31°C29°C28°C28°C28°C31°C32°C34°C

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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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