Guadeloupe has a nice warm and humid tropical climate, characterized by two distinct seasons, a hot and humid season from June to November with average maximum temperatures of 32°C and average minimum of 24°C, and a dry and more fresh season from December to May, with average maximum temperatures of 31°C and average minimum of 21°C.
Rainfall varies greatly depending on exposure to the winds, for which there are areas of Guadeloupe greenest and other areas rather dry. The average annual rainfall is 1,500-1,800 mm, the windward slopes are the wettest, while the slopes sheltered from the wind are quite dry. In the wettest slopes of the island have average annual rainfall of over 5,000 mm.
The hot and humid season is also the time when hurricanes can occur, they usually occur between July and October, and sometimes fall on Guadeloupe in a violent way. During the dry and cool season the north-east trade wind keeps the climate very pleasant and moderate the temperatures.
The sea water temperature of Guadeloupe varies between 25 ° C in February and 28 ° C during the months of July, August, September and October.
WHEN TO GO TO GUADELOUPE
The best months to visit Guadeloupe are the driest between November and May.
THE CLIMATE OF GUADELOUPE: CLIMATIC TABLES
|BASSE-TERRE, GUADELOUPE (11 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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