The hottest month in Madagascar is November when the average maximum temperature is 28°, average temperature is 24° and average minimum temperature is 21°.
The coolest month in Madagascar is July when the average maximum temperature is 25°, average temperature is 21° and average minimum temperature is 18°.
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 a sunny month with few clouds. February has the least sunshine with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
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.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Madagascar are found in March when they peak at 29° and lowest in August when they dip to 24°.
The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the temperature is above 26° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.
The wettest month in Madagascar is February with 6.7cm of rain and the most days of rain with 11.2 days with some rain, a slightly wet time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Madagascar is September with 0.6cm of rain and the least days of rain with 2 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Madagascar is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.
The least humid month in Madagascar is August with a dew point of 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some.
The most windy month in Madagascar is August when the average maximum windspeed is 23kmh and the average wind speed is 15kmh.
The least windy month in Madagascar is February when the average maximum windspeed is 17kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.