Paramaribo weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Paramaribo

The best time to visit in Paramaribo in Suriname is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Paramaribo is 32°C in September and the lowest is 28°C in February. The water temperature is between 28°C and 31°C.

Paramaribo has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Paramaribo or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Paramaribo by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Water temp. (°C) 28 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 31 30 30 29
Precipitation (mm) 75 88 72 89 114 97 68 53 31 32 71 99

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14 day weather forecast Paramaribo

The weather for in Paramaribo will be 32° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
29° 7.2 mm 70% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
29° 9.7 mm 75% 2 m/s 3
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
29° 10.2 mm 75% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
29° 8.6 mm 75% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
29° 7.8 mm 70% 2 m/s 6
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
29° 16.6 mm 85% 2 m/s 6
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 7.3 mm 70% 2 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 5.5 mm 65% 2 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 10
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
29° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
24°
29° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
23°
29° 0.4 mm 10% 2 m/s 4

Climate Paramaribo

Paramaribo has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Paramaribo is 30° degrees and there is about 888 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 76 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Paramaribo

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 24 25 25 24 24 25 25 25 25 24
Water temp. (°C) 28 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 31 30 30 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 75 88 72 89 114 97 68 53 31 32 71 99
Days with rain 25 24 26 24 28 25 20 15 12 14 19 26
Dry days 6 4 5 6 3 5 11 16 18 17 11 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 7 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

Paramaribo weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Paramaribo? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Paramaribo?

Paramaribo is located in Suriname. It lies in a straight line at 4,440 miles from London.

The coordinates of Paramaribo are:

  • Latitude: 5.829003
  • Longitude: -55.162338

The GPS coordinates are 5° 49' N, 55° 9' W

How long is the flight to Paramaribo?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Paramaribo is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Paramaribo?

Paramaribo has approximately 254,169 inhabitants.

How big is Paramaribo?

The area of Paramaribo is around 718 mi².

What is the currency of Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo the Surinamese dollar (SRD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 October 2021

  • 1 Surinamese dollar = 18.76 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.053 Surinamese dollar
  • 10 Surinamese dollar = 187.61 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.53 Surinamese dollar
  • 100 Surinamese dollar = 1,876.13 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 5.33 Surinamese dollar

What is the area code of Paramaribo?

The area code to call Paramaribo is +597.