Madagascar weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Madagascar

The best time to visit in Madagascar is from March until May and August until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Madagascar is 25°C in October and the lowest is 18°C in July.

Madagascar has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Madagascar 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 Madagascar by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 24 24 22 21 19 18 20 22 25 25 25
Precipitation (mm) 175 165 123 17 4 5 4 3 3 30 92 140
Climate data from city: Antananarivo

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14 day weather forecast Madagascar

The weather for in Madagascar will be 24° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Madagascar is based on the weather conditions in the city of Antananarivo.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 11
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 8
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11

Weather forecast next week

Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 9
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
10°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 5
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
12°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 9 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 6
Sunday 10 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Climate Madagascar

Madagascar has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Madagascar is 22° degrees and there is about 760 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Madagascar

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 24 24 22 21 19 18 20 22 25 25 25
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 16 14 12 10 9 10 11 14 16 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 175 165 123 17 4 5 4 3 3 30 92 140
Days with rain 25 24 23 12 5 4 3 3 4 12 19 24
Dry days 6 4 8 18 26 26 28 28 26 19 11 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 7 9 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
Climate data from city: Antananarivo

Madagascar weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Madagascar? 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 Madagascar?

Madagascar lies in a straight line about 6,460 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Antananarivo).

How long is the flight to Madagascar?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Madagascar is approximately 7 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Madagascar?

These are the largest airports in Madagascar:

How many inhabitants are there in Madagascar?

Madagascar has approximately 25,571,000 inhabitants.

How big is Madagascar?

The area of Madagascar is around 587,040 km². It is slightly smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Madagascar?

The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

What is the currency of Madagascar?

In Madagascar the Malagasy ariary (MGA) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 September 2021

  • 1 Malagasy ariary = 24.48 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.041 Malagasy ariary
  • 10 Malagasy ariary = 244.77 Pakistani rupee
  • 10 Pakistani rupee = 0.41 Malagasy ariary
  • 100 Malagasy ariary = 2,447.68 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 4.09 Malagasy ariary

What is the area code of Madagascar?

The area code to call Madagascar is +261.