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The weather for Mauritius, represented by Port Louis, 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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Mauritius weather overview

The pretty volcanic island of Mauritius is a popular holiday retreat, largely because of its climate which, although tropical, is tempered by the surrounding seas so that temperatures never soar uncomfortably high. However, high humidity can sometimes make the nights oppressive. Rainfall is substantial throughout the year, particularly on high ground and on the southern coasts which are most exposed to the southeast trade winds.

Resort in Mauritius © Myrtille MLB - Fotolia.com
Resort in Mauritius © Myrtille MLB - Fotolia.com

The wettest period is from December to April and, if you are unlucky, you could be caught in an occasional cyclone. From May to November, rainfall is lowest and the weather is generally sunny and delightful, though cooler.

What to pack for Mauritius weather

Pack light clothes and rainwear for the wettest months.

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Compare Mauritius weather with the USA

Below the Mauritius weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Mauritius (Port Louis) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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