When is the best time to go to Suriname?

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

  • In Suriname, the weather is good across more than 58% of the territory for: September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Paramaribo are January, March, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Paramaribo are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are May and June
  • The cities with the best climate are Paramaribo, Albina, Lelydorp and Moengo, with good weather at least 6 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Paramaribo

Annual weather in Suriname

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

January 70°F to 88°F
8 to 15 days*
February 70°F to 88°F
8 to 15 days*
March 70°F to 90°F
8 to 13 days*
April 72°F to 88°F
11 to 17 days*
May 72°F to 88°F
15 to 25 days*
June 70°F to 88°F
15 to 26 days*
July 70°F to 90°F
13 to 27 days*
August 70°F to 92°F
8 to 24 days*
September 70°F to 95°F
5 to 19 days*
October 70°F to 95°F
5 to 17 days*
November 86°F
7 to 20 days*
December 85°F
10 to 20 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Suriname by cities

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The best months to go to Paramaribo are january, march, august, september, october and november.



The best months to go to Albina are january, august, september, october, november and december.



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

Temperatures and rainfall in Suriname

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Suriname and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Paramaribo, Albina, Brownsberg, Kabalebo and Kwamalasamutu, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Suriname

Find out when Suriname 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 Suriname

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Suriname month by month

Average price for flights to Suriname

A return flight between London and Paramaribo is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 1281 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 429 more for your airline ticket to Paramaribo if you go in august.

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Where to go in Suriname?

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.
Nieuw Nickerie85°F83°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F88°F88°F88°F86°F85°F
Tafelberg (Sipaliwini District)86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F88°F90°F92°F94°F95°F94°F88°F


good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Suriname

What can I do in Suriname?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Suriname reliable?

Climate data for Suriname has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Suriname allows us to determine the average for each month in Paramaribo, Albina, Brownsberg, Kabalebo, Kwamalasamutu, Lelydorp, Nieuw Nickerie, Tafelberg (Sipaliwini District), and 3 other cities.

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

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