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-Mathurin, Île aux Cocos, Port Sud-Est, Baie aux Huîtres, Mont Lubin, Petit Gabriel and Petite butte, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Port-Mathurin are January, February, March, April, May and December


Where and when to go based on the weather?

Agaléga
Agaléga...

August and September
79°F
3 to 4 days
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December
79°F to 85°F°C
6 to 19 days

East Coast of Mauritius
Belle Mare, Trou d'Eau Douce, île aux Cerfs...

July, August, September, October and November
74°F to 81°F°C
0 to 3 days
76°F to 79°F
May and June
77°F to 79°F°C
1 to 4 days
77°F to 81°F
January, February, March, April and December
83°F to 85°F°C
4 to 13 days
81°F to 85°F

Rodrigues
Port-Mathurin, Port Sud-Est, Île aux Cocos...

All year round
76°F to 85°F°C
1 to 9 days
76°F to 85°F

Southern coast
Souillac, Mahébourg, Black River Gorges National Park...

July, August, September, October and November
74°F to 81°F°C
1 to 3 days
76°F to 79°F
May and June
77°F to 81°F°C
2 to 4 days
77°F to 81°F
January, February, March, April and December
83°F to 85°F°C
5 to 13 days
81°F to 85°F

The center of Mauritius
Curepipe, Quatre Bornes, Moka...

June, July, August, September and October
76°F to 81°F°C
0 to 2 days
76°F to 79°F
May and November
79°F to 81°F°C
2 to 3 days
77°F to 81°F
January, February, March, April and December
83°F to 85°F°C
4 to 13 days
81°F to 85°F

The North of Mauritius
Port Louis, Grand Baie, Trou-aux-Biches...

May, June, July, August, September, October and November
76°F to 81°F°C
0 to 2 days
76°F to 81°F
April and December
83°F
4 days
81°F to 83°F
January, February and March
85°F
8 to 11 days
83°F to 85°F

West Coast of Mauritius
Flic en Flac, Albion, Morne Brabant...

June, July, August, September and October
76°F to 81°F°C
0 to 2 days
76°F to 79°F
May and November
79°F to 81°F°C
2 to 3 days
77°F to 81°F
January, February, March, April and December
83°F to 85°F°C
4 to 13 days
81°F to 85°F

Best time to travel to Mauritius by cities

Chargement en cours
Agaléga Agaléga East Coast East Coast Rodrigues Rodrigues Southern coast Southern coast The center of Mauritius The center of Mauritius The North The North West Coast West Coast

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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-Mathurin, Port Louis, Flic en Flac, Grand Baie and Trou-aux-Biches, 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 ($ 724 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 464 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-Mathurin83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
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
Trou-aux-Biches85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F81°F83°F
Île aux Cocos83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Port Sud-Est83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Agaléga85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F81°F79°F79°F79°F81°F83°F85°F
Albion85°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
Curepipe85°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
Mahébourg83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Moka85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F81°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
Souillac83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Trou d'Eau Douce83°F85°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Baie aux Huîtres83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F

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About Mauritius

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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-Mathurin, Port Louis, Flic en Flac, Grand Baie, Trou-aux-Biches, Île aux Cocos, Port Sud-Est, Agaléga, and 31 other cities.

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

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