Reunion weather

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The weather guide for Reunion (Saint-Denis) 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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Reunion weather overview

The volcanic island of Reunion lies around 120 miles southwest of Mauritius and has similar weather. Rainfall is substantial throughout the year but particularly between December and April, when cyclones can hit. From May to November, conditions are largely sunny and warm with high humidity tempered by sea breezes.

What to pack for Reunion weather

Take light clothing with rainwear and warmer cover-ups if planning to climb the volcano.

Which is the hottest month in Reunion?

The hottest time of year in Saint-Denis, Reunion is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 27°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Reunion?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Saint-Denis, Reunion with 254mm on average. There are normally 18 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Reunion?

The sunniest time of year in Saint-Denis, Reunion is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 57% of daylight hours; that's 6 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Reunion?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Saint-Denis, Reunion in February when the water temperature reaches 28°C.

What is the time difference between Reunion and the UK?

The time difference between Reunion and the UK is GMT+4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Reunion?

The main language spoken in Reunion is French.

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What is the currency in Reunion?

The currency in Reunion is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Reunion?

Reunion uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Reunion?

They drive on the right side of the road in Reunion.

Compare Reunion weather with the USA

Below the Reunion weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Reunion (Saint-Denis) and the USA (Washington).

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