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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Mauritius. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.
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- Bel Ombre
- Belle Mare
- Blue Bay
- Grand Baie
- Grand Gaube
- Le Morne
- Port Louis
- Poste de Flacq
- Rodrigues Island
- Trou aux Biches
- Trou d'Eau Douce
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The weather guide for Mauritius (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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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.
Tropical storm risk: Mauritius cyclone season
The Mauritius tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.
What to pack for Mauritius weather
Pack light clothes and rainwear for the wettest months.
Which is the hottest month in Mauritius?
The hottest time of year in Port Louis, Mauritius is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.
Which month has the most rain in Mauritius?
In terms of rainfall, February is usually the wettest month in Port Louis, Mauritius with 242mm on average. There are normally 17 days in February with some rain.
When is it sunniest in Mauritius?
The sunniest time of year in Port Louis, Mauritius is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 66% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.
When is the sea warmest in Mauritius?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Port Louis, Mauritius in February when the water temperature reaches 28°C.
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