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The climate of Suriname: when to go to Suriname

The climate of Suriname is equatorial, temperatures are warm and stable all year round and humidity is high, average maximum temperatures are around 29 ° C / 33 ° C and average minimum temperatures are 22 ° C / 23 ° C throughout the year.

The coast of Suriname has two relatively dry seasons ranging from February to April and from August to November. Even the rainy seasons are divided into two periods, between May and July and between December and January. The temperatures along the coasts are moderate by trade winds.

The first dry season, that of February to April, is relatively rainy and cooler, while the second dry season from August to November is less rainy but warmer. The climate of the country is however hot and humid, typical of the areas close to the equator, the average annual temperature is around 25 ° C, while the average annual humidity is 82%.

The rains are more intense between April and July and between December and January. On average, Suriname receives about 2,000 / 2,500 mm of rain per year. In the regions of the interior of the country, rainfall tends to increase as it approaches the mountainous areas and the equator.

In the interior there is only one rainy season between April and September. The country is located outside the hurricane area. The capital Paramaribo has an annual average rainfall of 2,200 mm.

WHEN TO GO IN SURINAME

The best time to visit Suriname are the two dry seasons from February to April and from August to November.

THE CLIMATE OF SURINAME: CLIMATIC TABLES

PARAMARIBO (3 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 22 30  200  23,6
February 22 30  140  20,0
March 22 30  150  20,6
April 22 31  210  22,2
May 23 30  290  26,4
June 22 31  290  25,1
July 22 31  230  20,6
August 23 32  170  14,2
September 23 33  90  7,1
October 23 33  90  7,6
November 23 32  120  11,9
December 22 30  180  21,6
YEAR 22 31 2220  221,1

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