When is the best time to go to Rodrigues Island?

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

  • The weather is good on the island of Rodrigues throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Port-Mathurin
  • On average, the warmest months in Port-Mathurin are January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February and March
  • 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


Annual weather on the island of Rodrigues

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

January 83°F
7 days
February 85°F
8 days
March 85°F
9 days
April 83°F
5 days
May 81°F
3 days
June 77°F
2 days
July 76°F
3 days
August 76°F
1 days
September 76°F
1 days
October 77°F
1 days
November 79°F
1 days
December 81°F
3 days

Best time to travel to Rodrigues islands by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall on the island of Rodrigues

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Rodrigues islands and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Port-Mathurin, Île aux Cocos, Port Sud-Est, Baie aux Huîtres and Mont Lubin, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the island of Rodrigues

Find out when Rodrigues islands 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 on the island of Rodrigues

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

  • Very low season on the island of Rodrigues: February, March, April, May and June.
  • Low season on the island of Rodrigues: January, July, September and October.
  • High season on the island of Rodrigues: November.
  • Peak season on the island of Rodrigues: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Rodrigues islands month by month


Average price for flights to Rodrigues Island

A return flight between London and Port-Mathurin is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 1019 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 642 more for your airline ticket to Port-Mathurin if you go in august.

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Where to go on the island of Rodrigues?

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
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
Baie aux Huîtres83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Mont Lubin83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Petit Gabriel83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Petite butte83°F85°F85°F83°F81°F77°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F81°F

Legend:

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About Rodrigues islands

What can I do on the island of Rodrigues?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife




Is this weather information for Rodrigues islands reliable?

Climate data for Rodrigues islands has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Rodrigues islands allows us to determine the average for each month in Port-Mathurin, Île aux Cocos, Port Sud-Est, Baie aux Huîtres, Mont Lubin, Petit Gabriel and Petite butte.

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

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