When is the best time to go to Haiti?

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

  • In Haiti, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March and December
  • The best months to go to Port Au Prince are January, February, March and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Port Au Prince are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, August, September and October
  • Les Cayes is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Port Au Prince


Annual weather in Haiti

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

January 70°F to 86°F
2 to 4 days*
February 72°F to 88°F
2 to 5 days*
March 74°F to 86°F
3 to 7 days*
April 77°F to 88°F
8 to 12 days*
May 79°F to 90°F
11 to 18 days*
June 79°F to 92°F
5 to 13 days*
July 79°F to 94°F
8 to 13 days*
August 79°F to 94°F
10 to 13 days*
September 79°F to 92°F
10 to 17 days*
October 79°F to 90°F
12 to 15 days*
November 76°F to 88°F
5 to 10 days*
December 72°F to 86°F
1 to 3 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Haiti by cities

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Port Au Prince

Port Au Prince

The best months to go to Port Au Prince are january, february, march and december.

Cap-Haïtien

Cap-Haïtien

The best months to go to Cap-Haïtien are january, february, march, april and december.

Fort Liberté

Fort Liberté

The best months to go to Fort Liberté are january, february, march, april and december.



Temperatures and rainfall in Haiti

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Haiti and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Port Au Prince, Cap-Haïtien, Fort Liberté, Gonâve Island and Les Cayes, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Haiti

Find out when Haiti 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 Haiti

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Haiti month by month


Average price for flights to Haiti

A return flight between New York City and Port Au Prince is generally cheaper if you go in october ($ 437 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 151 more for your airline ticket to Port Au Prince if you go in december.

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Where to go in Haiti?

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 Au Prince86°F88°F86°F88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F88°F86°F
Cap-Haïtien81°F81°F81°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F83°F81°F
Fort Liberté81°F81°F81°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F83°F81°F
Gonâve Island83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F83°F
Les Cayes83°F83°F83°F83°F85°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F
Les Gonaïves83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F83°F
Port-de-Paix83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F83°F
Saint-Marc83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F83°F
Thomazeau86°F88°F86°F88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F88°F86°F
Tortuga Island83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F83°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather



About Haiti

What can I do in Haiti?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife



Is this weather information for Haiti reliable?

Climate data for Haiti has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Haiti allows us to determine the average for each month in Port Au Prince, Cap-Haïtien, Fort Liberté, Gonâve Island, Les Cayes, Les Gonaïves, Port-de-Paix, Saint-Marc, and 2 other cities.

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

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