When is the best time to go to Mauritius?

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

  • In Mauritius, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Port Louis are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Port Louis are January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and February
  • The cities with the best climate are Port Louis, Grand Baie, Trou-aux-Biches, Albion, Moka, Cap Malheureux, Mont Choisy Beach, Poudre d'Or, Arsenal and Centre de Flacq, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Port Louis are January, February, March, April, May and December

Annual weather in Mauritius

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

January 79°F to 85°F
9 to 19 days*
February 79°F to 85°F
11 to 17 days*
March 79°F to 85°F
8 to 16 days*
April 79°F to 85°F
4 to 13 days*
May 76°F to 83°F
2 to 10 days*
June 74°F to 81°F
1 to 8 days*
July 72°F to 79°F
1 to 7 days*
August 72°F to 79°F
2 to 4 days*
September 72°F to 79°F
0 to 3 days*
October 74°F to 81°F
1 to 6 days*
November 76°F to 83°F
2 to 7 days*
December 79°F to 85°F
4 to 13 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Mauritius by cities

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Port Louis

Port Louis

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

Flic en Flac

Flic en Flac

The best months to go to Flic en Flac are may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Grand Baie

Grand Baie

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

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Temperatures and rainfall in Mauritius

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Mauritius and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Port Louis, Flic en Flac, Grand Baie, Trou-aux-Biches and Agaléga, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Mauritius

Find out when Mauritius has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Mauritius

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, July and September. The number of visitors to Mauritius is high in: August, October, November and December.

  • Very low season in Mauritius: March, April, May and June.
  • Low season in Mauritius: January, February, July and September.
  • High season in Mauritius: August and October.
  • Peak season in Mauritius: November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Mauritius month by month

Average price for flights to Mauritius

A return flight between London and Port Louis is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 744 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 428 more for your airline ticket to Port Louis if you go in august.

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Where to go in Mauritius?

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.
Port Louis85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F81°F83°F
Flic en Flac85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F77°F77°F81°F81°F83°F
Grand Baie85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F81°F83°F
Belle Mare83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Black River Gorges National Park85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F77°F77°F81°F81°F83°F
île aux Cerfs83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Morne Brabant85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F77°F77°F81°F81°F83°F
Quatre Bornes85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F77°F77°F81°F81°F83°F
Trou d'Eau Douce83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Blue Bay Marine Park83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Cap Malheureux85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F81°F83°F
Chamarel Seven Colored Earth Geopark85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F77°F77°F81°F81°F83°F


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Is this weather information for Mauritius reliable?

Climate data for Mauritius has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Mauritius allows us to determine the average for each month in Port Louis, Flic en Flac, Grand Baie, Trou-aux-Biches, Agaléga, Albion, Belle Mare, Black River Gorges National Park, and 24 other cities.

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

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