Haiti has a humid tropical climate, with warm temperatures throughout the year, which become milder and cooler with height. In the capital Port-au-Prince, the maximum average temperatures vary between 34 ° C and 31 ° C, while the minimum averages vary between 20 ° C and 23 ° C.
There are two distinct rainy seasons in the country. The first season of the most intense and strong rains occurs in the months between April and June. While the second lightest rainy season includes the months between August and October. During the rainy season especially between June and October the hurricanes can hit the island.
The most intense rains occur in the Tiburon peninsula in the southern part of the Massif de la Hotte, and in the north-eastern part of the island. The annual average rainfall in the capital Port-au-Prince is 1,400 mm of rain, with an average of about 100 rainy days per year. The climate is semi-arid on the slopes where the mountains block the trade winds, particularly in the corridor of the Cul-de-Sac, east of Port-au-Prince.
The water temperature of the Haitian sea varies between 26 ° C in February and 29 ° C in August, September and October.
WHEN TO GO TO HAITI
The best time to visit Haiti are the months from November to March, in fact in this period the temperatures are a little lower, the rarer rains and the less humid atmosphere.
THE CLIMATE OF HAITI: CLIMATIC TABLES
|PORT-AU-PRINCE (7 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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