Mauritius
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Mauritius

To go to Mauritius, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Mauritius, January is the warmest month with 83°F and the most cold month is 74°F in August.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Mauritius per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Mauritius by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 83 83 83 82 79 76 75 74 75 77 79 82
Precipitation (inch) 34 35 24 11 7 5 5 6 3 5 10 15

Weather data from: Port Louis




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Mauritius weather

The weather for Mauritius over the next 14 days will be 75°F till 77° with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 73°F.

The weather forecast for Mauritius is based on the weather in Port Louis.

5-day weather forecast Mauritius

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Sunday
25 september
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75°F
70°F
73°F
0 in
8 m/s
Monday
26 september
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75°F
70°F
73°F
0 in
9 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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77°F
68°F
73°F
0.3 in
8 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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77°F
68°F
73°F
0.1 in
7 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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75°F
68°F
73°F
0.3 in
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Mauritius


Climate Mauritius

Mauritius has a tropical monsoon climate. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Mauritius is 50° degrees and there is about 161 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 141 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

Mauritius

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 83 83 83 82 79 76 75 74 75 77 79 82
Night temp. (°F) 79 79 79 78 75 73 71 71 71 73 75 77
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 34 35 24 11 7 5 5 6 3 5 10 15
Days with rain 18 19 20 15 11 11 13 12 8 8 8 12
Dry days 13 9 11 15 20 19 18 19 22 23 22 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 8 7 7 7 6 7 9 11 10 11
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7

Weather data from: Port Louis

Mauritius weather by month

What is the average Mauritius weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Mauritius?

Mauritius lies in a straight line about 9,278 miles from United States (New York → Port Louis).

How long is the flight to Mauritius?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Mauritius is approximately 23 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Mauritius?

These are the largest airports in Mauritius:

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) in Port Louis
  • Sir Charles Gaetan Duval Airport (RRG) in Port Mathurin

How many inhabitants does Mauritius have?

Mauritius has 1,264,887 inhabitants.

How big is Mauritius?

The surface area of Mauritius is 1,156 mi². It is 211x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Mauritius?

The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis.

What is the currency of Mauritius?

In Mauritius, the Mauritian rupee (MUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 25 September 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 39.75 Mauritian rupee
  • 1 Mauritian rupee = 0.025 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 3,974.75 Mauritian rupee
  • 100 Mauritian rupee = 2.52 US dollar

What is the area code of Mauritius?

The area code to call Mauritius is +230.