When is the best time to go to French Guyana?

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

  • In French Guyana, the weather is good everywhere in August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Cayenne are August, September, October 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 February and May
  • The cities with the best climate are Cayenne, Kourou, Maripasoula, Awala-Yalimapo, Roura, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni and Sinnamary, 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 Guyana for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 83°F
75%
February 81°F to 83°F
77%
March 83°F to 85°F
69%
April 83°F to 85°F
78%
May 83°F to 85°F
87%
June 83°F to 85°F
85%
July 85°F to 86°F
78%
August 86°F
54%
September 88°F
35%
October 88°F
32%
November 86°F to 88°F
43%
December 85°F
71%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to French Guiana by cities

Cayenne

Best time to go to Cayenne

The best months to go to Cayenne je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.

Kourou

Best time to go to Kourou

The best months to go to Kourou je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.

Maripasoula

Best time to go to Maripasoula

The best months to go to Maripasoula je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.

Awala-Yalimapo

Best time to go to Awala-Yalimapo

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

Roura

Best time to go to Roura

The best months to go to Roura je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Best time to go to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

The best months to go to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.


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Climate and Weather in French Guyana

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Temperatures and rainfall in French Guyana

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.

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Where to go in French Guyana?

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.
Cayenne85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F88°F
Kourou86°F85°F86°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F
Maripasoula88°F86°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F94°F95°F97°F95°F90°F
Awala-Yalimapo86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F88°F
Roura85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F88°F
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F88°F
Sinnamary86°F85°F86°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F

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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.

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