Located just south of the Equator Comoros islands have a tropical maritime climate, characterized by two distinct seasons according to rainfall. The islands of the Comoros have in fact an hot and humid season between December and April, and a cool and relatively dry season between May and November.
The average maximum temperatures vary between 31°C in December and 27°C in August, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 23°C in February and 19°C in July.
The average annual rainfall varies between 1,100 mm and 2,900 mm, and rain is more intense on the north-east areas of the islands.
The Comoros are subject to tropical cyclones in the months between January and April. On average, the islands may be affected by cyclones once or twice every ten years. The least rainy months are those between August and November, while the most rainy month is January.
WHEN TO GO TO THE COMOROS ISLANDS
The best time to visit the Comoros Islands is the dry season between May and November.
COMOROS ISLANDS CLIMATE TABLES
|MORONI (29 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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