French Guiana: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the very best time to go to French Guiana from seasonal averages in many locations like Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni or Kourou here.

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When is the best time to go to French Guiana?

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

  • In November, the weather is beautiful everywhere in French Guiana
  • The best months to go to Cayenne are August, September and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Cayenne are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, April, May and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Awala-Yalimapo and Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Cayenne

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

Month Our opinion View Details
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in january
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in february
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in march
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in april
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in may
tolerable French Guiana in june
tolerable French Guiana in july
tolerable to good* French Guiana in august
tolerable to good* French Guiana in september
tolerable to good* French Guiana in october
good French Guiana in november
bad to tolerable* French Guiana in december

When to go to French Guiana by city

Cayenne

Best time to go to Cayenne

The best months to go to Cayenne are august, september and november.

Kourou

Best time to go to Kourou

The best months to go to Kourou are august and november.

Maripasoula

Best time to go to Maripasoula

The best months to go to Maripasoula are september, october and november.

Awala-Yalimapo

Best time to go to Awala-Yalimapo

The best months to go to Awala-Yalimapo are august, september, october and november.

Roura

Best time to go to Roura

The best months to go to Roura are august, september and november.


Climate and Weather in French Guiana

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Temperatures and rainfall in French Guiana

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of French Guiana and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Cayenne, Kourou, Maripasoula, Awala-Yalimapo and Roura, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of French Guiana

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cities in French Guiana

About French Guiana

What can I do in French Guiana?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for French Guiana reliable?

Climate data for French Guiana has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for French Guiana allows us to determine the average for each month in Cayenne, Kourou, Maripasoula, Awala-Yalimapo, Roura, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni and Sinnamary.

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

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in French Guiana:

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