Annual average weather for Fort Dauphin, Madagascar

Annual Temperature for Fort Dauphin

The hottest month in Fort Dauphin is January when the average maximum temperature is 30°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 24°.

The coolest month in Fort Dauphin is July when the average maximum temperature is 24°, average temperature is 21° and average minimum temperature is 17°.

Annual Sunshine for Fort Dauphin

The longest days in Fort Dauphin are in December, with an average of 13.7 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 10.6 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Fort Dauphin are in January which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. July has the least sunshine with an average of 4.1 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 15 and lowest in June when it reaches 5.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Fort Dauphin

The warmest sea water temperatures in Fort Dauphin are found in February when they peak at 27° and lowest in July when they dip to 23°.

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the temperature is above 25° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Annual Rainfall for Fort Dauphin

The wettest month in Fort Dauphin is November with 23.2cm of rain and February has the most days of rain with 17 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Fort Dauphin is June with 2cm of rain and September has the fewest days of rain with 5.4 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Fort Dauphin

The most humid month in Fort Dauphin is January with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Fort Dauphin is July with a dew point of 19° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

Annual Wind Speed for Fort Dauphin

The most windy month in Fort Dauphin is November when the average maximum windspeed is 37kmh and the average wind speed is 20kmh.

The least windy month in Fort Dauphin is June when the average maximum windspeed is 24kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.

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