Located south of the equator, between the African coast and Madagascar, the Comoros islands have a tropical maritime climate, characterized by two distinct seasons based on rainfall. The Comoros islands in fact have a hot and humid season between December and April, and a cool and relatively dry season between May and November.
Average maximum temperatures vary between 31 ° C in December and 27 ° C in August, while average minimum temperatures vary between 23 ° C in February and 19 ° C in July.
The annual average rainfall varies between 1,100 mm and 2,900 mm. The amount of rainfall is greatest in the north-east areas of the islands.
The Comoros can be subject to tropical cyclones in the months between January and April. On average, the islands can be hit by cyclones once or twice every ten years. The least rainy months are those between August and November, while by far the wettest month is January.
The sea water temperature in the Comoros islands remains constant, between 26 ° C and 29 ° C, throughout the year.
WHEN TO GO TO THE COMOROS ISLANDS
Based on the climate of the Comoros Islands, the best time to visit the islands is the dry season between May and November.
THE CLIMATE OF THE COMOROS ISLANDS: CLIMATE TABLES
|MORONI (29 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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