When is the best time to go to Port Louis?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Port Louis are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • The rainiest months are January and February
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March, April, May and December

Annual weather in Port Louis

For full information about the climate and weather in Port Louis a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F/85°F
February 81°F/85°F
March 79°F/85°F
April 79°F/83°F
May 76°F/79°F
June 74°F/77°F
July 72°F/76°F
August 72°F/76°F
September 72°F/76°F
October 74°F/77°F
November 76°F/81°F
December 79°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Port Louis

Port Louis enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Port Louis is 79°F (ranging from 76°F in august to 85°F in february). Annual rainfall is 38.8in, with a minimum of 0.8in in september and a maximum of 8in in february.
  • Between january and march the climate is okay. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and it rains about 26% of the time in march.
  • Between the months of april and december the climate is good. The temperature rises to 83°F and, in december, 4 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Louis

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Port Louis: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Port Louis

Find out when Port Louis 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 Port Louis

  • Very low season in Port Louis
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: February, March, April, May, June, July and September.
  • Low season in Port Louis
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January and August.
  • High season in Port Louis
    The number of visitors to Port Louis is high in: October and November.
  • Peak season in Port Louis
    The largest number of tourists visiting Port Louis is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Port Louis month by month

Best time for low prices in Port Louis

Average prices of hotels in Port Louis month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Port Louis. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Port Louis

A return flight between London and Port Louis is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 816 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 488 more for your airline ticket to Port Louis if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Port Louis

On average, it costs $ 44 per day to hire a car in Port Louis. This price varies by $ 6.6 depending on the month. In july, hiring a car costs an average of $ 40 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in march is $ 46.

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