Best time to visit Guadeloupe

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When is the best time to visit Guadeloupe?

The best time to visit Guadeloupe (Basse-Terre) is March, April, May, June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Guadeloupe (Basse-Terre)27
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The weather guide for Guadeloupe (Basse-Terre) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guadeloupe weather overview

The French-owned islands of Guadeloupe are the southernmost of the Leeward Islands. The main rainy season here is from June to November but showers can occur at any time of the year. The rainfall statistics are for Camp Jacob and reflect the much heavier rains that occur throughout the year in the mountainous interior. Hurricanes can hit the islands between July and November.

Temperatures are high throughout the year and high humidity can make life a sticky business during the rainy season in particular, although nights are cooler than days.

What to pack for Guadeloupe weather

Pack light cotton clothing with warmer cover-ups for inland areas and winter evenings. Also go prepared for rain, whatever the time of year.

Which is the hottest month in Guadeloupe?

The hottest time of year in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Guadeloupe?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe with 386mm on average. There are normally 24 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Guadeloupe?

The sunniest time of year in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 64% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Guadeloupe?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe in September when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

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