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Best time to visit French Guiana

Best time to visit French Guiana

The best time to visit French Guiana is in march and june until november, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in French Guiana is 32°C in august and the lowest is 28°C in february.

The average climate figure for French Guiana is an 7,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

French Guiana has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate and tropical monsoon climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in French Guiana or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate French Guiana per month

Climate data from: Cayenne
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 28 29 29 30 30 31 32 32 32 32 30
MM
rain
155 mm 168 mm 123 mm 162 mm 192 mm 138 mm 90 mm 47 mm 22 mm 26 mm 65 mm 170 mm

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Climate French Guiana

Climate French Guiana

Climate French Guiana per Month

Climate French Guiana per Month
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French Guiana has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate and tropical monsoon climate. The average annual temperature for French Guiana is 29° degrees and there is about 1357 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 28 29 29 30 30 31 32 32 32 32 30
Night
min °C
24 24 24 25 25 24 24 24 25 25 25 24
MM
rain
155 mm 168 mm 123 mm 162 mm 192 mm 138 mm 90 mm 47 mm 22 mm 26 mm 65 mm 170 mm
Rain
days
28 26 27 27 29 28 26 17 12 11 16 25
Dry
days
3 2 4 3 2 2 5 14 18 20 14 6
Sun hours
per day
7 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 8
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6
 

Climate French Guiana january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 155 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 168 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 123 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in French Guiana and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 162 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in French Guiana and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 192 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In june there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 138 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana august

On average, it is maximum 32° in august in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana september

On average, it is maximum 32° in september in French Guiana and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana october

On average, it is maximum 32° in october in French Guiana and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana november

On average, it is maximum 32° in november in French Guiana and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in French Guiana.

Climate French Guiana december

On average, it is maximum 30° in december in French Guiana and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 170 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in French Guiana.

14 day weather forecast French Guiana

14 day weather forecast French Guiana

The weather for Cayenne in French Guiana will be around 30° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for French Guiana is based on the weather in Cayenne.

Weather forecast this week
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We
24 Jul
Th
25 Jul
Fr
26 Jul
Sa
27 Jul
Su
28 Jul
Mo
29 Jul
Tu
30 Jul
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 30° 29° 31° 31° 31° 31° 29°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 21° 22° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 6.8
mm
7.0
mm
2.1
mm
2.8
mm
8.6
mm
3.4
mm
3.7
mm
Rainfall (%) 60% 60% 30% 35% 65% 40% 40%
UV-index
UV-index 10 10 11 11 10 8 11

Weather forecast next week
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We
31 Jul
Th
1 Aug
Fr
2 Aug
Sa
3 Aug
Su
4 Aug
Mo
5 Aug
Tu
6 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 31° 31° 30° 30° 30° 28° 30°
Min (°C) 22° 23° 22° 23° 23° 23° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 2.9
mm
3.2
mm
2.0
mm
0.8
mm
6.4
mm
1.3
mm
0.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 35% 40% 30% 15% 55% 20% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 10 8 4 4 1 2 2
About French Guiana

About French Guiana

French Guiana is in the continental part Zuid-Amerika and the capital is Cayenne. The total surface is 83.534 km² and the population consists of 281.612 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 3x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call French Guiana you have to use +594 or 00594 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +5945012457809 or 005945012457809.

French Guiana is in a straight line at 7.194 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 55 min.

Time difference French Guiana

Time difference French Guiana

In French Guiana it is now 23:29 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 23 july 2019. That is 4 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of French Guiana is America/Cayenne and the Greenwich time is UTC-03.

Currency French Guiana

Currency French Guiana

In French Guiana the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 24 july 2019

1 Euro = 0,90 Pound sterling
100 Euro = 89,64 Pound sterling

1 Pound sterling = 1,12 Euro
100 Pound sterling = 111,56 Euro

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Vaccinations French Guiana

Vaccinations French Guiana

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in French Guiana.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • ZIKA-virus
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