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Climate and weather of Martinique



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Martinique




 

Climate

 
Martinique has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures range 28 and 30° all year round (they are lower in the mountains located in the north of the island). Annual rainfall is higher in the mountains (2 000 to 5 000 mm) than on the east coast (1 500 mm) and on the west coast (1 000 to 1 200 mm). Sunshine is very high and sea temperature varies little throughout the year (26° in January and 28° in July). Cyclones sometimes reach the coasts of Martinique in August, September and October.

Rainy season (May to November)
Temperatures reach 30° and humidity is very high. The rains are often brief and intense (they usually fall in the afternoon).

Dry season (December to April)
Temperatures are high (28°) and rainfall is low. Sunshine is very high.

 When to go to Martinique (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Martinique is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Fort-de-France (Capital of Martinique)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
28°
28°
23°
23°
30°
30°
min
20°
20°
20°
21°
23°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
31°
30°
30°
29°
min
24°
24°
23°
23°
22°
21°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
120
90
80
100
120
170
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
200
250
230
270
220
160

Le Lamentin

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
28°
28°
29°
29°
30°
30°
min
21°
21°
21°
22°
23°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
31°
30°
30°
29°
min
24°
24°
23°
23°
23°
22°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
120
90
90
100
120
170
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
200
250
240
270
220
160

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Martinique are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Martinique weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The island of Martinique is located in the Caribbean Sea, south of Dominica and north of Saint Lucia.

Capital: Fort-de-France
Area: 1 100 kmē
Population: 400 000 inhabitants
Languages: French
Currency: Euro

Martinique










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