Weather, climate and best time to go to French Guiana

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for French Guiana

Best time to go to French Guiana

Best time to go to French Guiana

The best time to go to French Guiana is from august until november, in which you have a hot temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in French Guiana is 34° in august and the lowest is 29° in february.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in French Guiana or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for French Guiana
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 30° 357 mm
Feb 29° 423 mm
Mar 30° 326 mm
Apr 30° 330 mm
May 31° 421 mm
Jun 32° 258 mm
Jul 33° 169 mm
Aug 34° 93 mm
Sep 34° 32 mm
Oct 34° 44 mm
Nov 33° 60 mm
Dec 31° 327 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of French Guiana? Go to the full climate information about French Guiana


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to French Guiana indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for French Guiana.

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Holiday French Guiana

Holiday French Guiana

Hotels and apartments in French Guiana

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Flight tickets to French Guiana

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Climate French Guiana

Climate French Guiana

In French Guiana there is the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for French Guiana is 32° degrees and there is 2841 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 36 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Cayenne in French Guiana per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 30° 24° 357 mm 31 0 3 6
Feb 29° 24° 423 mm 28 0 3 6
Mar 30° 24° 326 mm 31 0 3 6
Apr 30° 24° 330 mm 29 1 3 6
May 31° 24° 421 mm 30 1 2 6
Jun 32° 23° 258 mm 28 2 2 6
Jul 33° 23° 169 mm 28 3 2 6
Aug 34° 23° 93 mm 21 10 3 7
Sep 34° 23° 32 mm 13 17 3 7
Oct 34° 24° 44 mm 14 17 3 7
Nov 33° 24° 60 mm 19 11 3 7
Dec 31° 24° 327 mm 28 3 3 6

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 30° in january in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 357 mm

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 29° in february in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 423 mm

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 30° in march in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 326 mm

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 30° in april in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In april there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 330 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in French Guiana.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 31° in may in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In may there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 421 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in French Guiana.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 32° in june in French Guiana and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 258 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Guiana.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 33° in july in French Guiana and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 169 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Guiana.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 34° in august in French Guiana and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 93 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in French Guiana.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 34° in september in French Guiana and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in French Guiana.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 34° in october in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in French Guiana.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 33° in november in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in French Guiana.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 31° in december in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 327 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Guiana.

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Weather statistics French Guiana

Weather statistics French Guiana

View all weather statistics from French Guiana per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between French Guiana and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast French Guiana

14 day weather forecast French Guiana

The weather for Cayenne in French Guiana will be 32° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Sa20 Oct Su21 Oct Mo22 Oct Tu23 Oct We24 Oct Th25 Oct Fr26 Oct
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 32° 31° 32° 33° 33° 32° 32°
Min (°C) 25° 26° 26° 25° 24° 26° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 10% 15% 15% 0% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0.6mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0mm 0mm 0.3mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 3 7 3 6 9 9
Weather forecast next week
  Sa27 Oct Su28 Oct Mo29 Oct Tu30 Oct We31 Oct Th1 Nov Fr2 Nov
  Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 32° 32° 30° 30° 31° 30° 31°
Min (°C) 26° 26° 25° 26° 26° 25° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 50% 30% 15% 25% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 1.1mm 5.6mm 2.7mm 0.1mm 2.3mm 0.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 8 10 5 3 3 3 2
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About French Guiana

About French Guiana

French Guiana is in the continental part Zuid-Amerika and the capital is Cayenne. It is 83.534 km² and has a population of 281.612. In terms of area, the country is 3x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call French Guiana you have to use +594 or 00594 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +5945012457809 or 005945012457809.


French Guiana is in a straight line at 7.052 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 05 min.

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Time difference French Guiana

Time difference French Guiana

In French Guiana it is now 18:31 hour in the evening on saturday 20 october 2018. That is 4 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of French Guiana is America/Cayenne and the Greenwich time is UTC-03.

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Vaccinations French Guiana

Vaccinations French Guiana

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in French Guiana.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • ZIKA-virus
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies French Guiana

Reisadvies voor French Guiana

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. De rubriek ‘Tips van de ambassade’ is bijgewerkt.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor French Guiana op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency French Guiana

Currency French Guiana

In French Guiana the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Advertentie creditcard

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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