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When is the best time to visit Madagascar?

The best months to visit Madagascar are May, August, September, October, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the sea temperature is above the average 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in Madagascar year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in Madagascar all year round.

The coolest month in Madagascar is July when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°F), average temperature is 24°C (75°F) and average minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F).

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Can you swim in Madagascar year round?

Yes, you can swim in Madagascar all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Madagascar are found in March when they peak at 29°C (83°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 24°C (75°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between December and May when the sea temperature is above 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the hottest month in Madagascar?

The hottest month in Madagascar is November when the average maximum temperature is very hot 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (81°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (74°F).

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When is the coldest month in Madagascar?

The coolest month in Madagascar is July when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°F), average temperature is 24°C (75°F) and average minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Madagascar?

The sunniest days in Madagascar are in October which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day. October is generally sunny and pleasant with long bright days.

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When is the least sunny month in Madagascar?

February has the least sunshine with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day. February is quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies.

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When is the driest month in Madagascar?

The driest month in Madagascar is September with 5.4cm (2.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 9.8 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Madagascar?

The wettest month in Madagascar is January with 32.7cm (12.9inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 24.5 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Madagascar?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Madagascar are found in August when they dip to 24°C (75°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Madagascar?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Madagascar are found in March when they peak at 29°C (83°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in Madagascar?

The most humid month in Madagascar is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in Madagascar?

The least humid month in Madagascar is August with a dew point of 19°C (67°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the windiest month in Madagascar?

The most windy month in Madagascar is August when the average maximum windspeed is 23KM/H (14MPH) and the average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Madagascar

The hottest month in Madagascar is November when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (81°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (74°F).

The coolest month in Madagascar is July when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (29°F), average temperature is 24°C (75°F) and average minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Annual Sunshine for Madagascar

The longest days in Madagascar are in December, with an average of 13.1 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 11.2 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Madagascar are in October which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it generally sunny and pleasant with long bright days.

February has the least sunshine with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day, making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in February when it reaches 15.7 and lowest in June when it reaches 7.7.

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 Madagascar

The warmest sea water temperatures in Madagascar are found in March when they peak at 29°C (83°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 24°C (75°F).

The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the temperature is above 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Madagascar

The wettest month in Madagascar is January with 32.7cm (12.9inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 24.5 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Madagascar is September with 5.4cm (2.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 9.8 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Madagascar

The most humid month in Madagascar is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) 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 Madagascar is August with a dew point of 19°C (67°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

Annual Wind Speed for Madagascar

The most windy month in Madagascar is August when the average maximum windspeed is 23KM/H (14MPH) and the average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH).

The least windy month in Madagascar is February when the average maximum windspeed is 17KM/H (11MPH) and the average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH).

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