French Guiana
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit French Guiana

To go to French Guiana, the best time to visit is July through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In French Guiana, September is the warmest month with 32°C and the most cold month is 28°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in French Guiana per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate French Guiana by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Precipitation (mm) 155 168 123 162 192 138 90 47 22 26 65 170

Weather data from: Cayenne




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Climate French Guiana

French Guiana has a tropical monsoon climate. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for French Guiana is 29° degrees and there is about 1357 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate French Guiana by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 31 29
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 24 25 25 24 24 24 25 25 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 155 168 123 162 192 138 90 47 22 26 65 170
Days with rain 28 26 27 27 29 28 26 17 12 11 16 25
Dry days 3 2 4 3 2 2 5 14 18 20 14 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

Weather data from: Cayenne


French Guiana weather by month

What is the average French Guiana weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

French Guiana weather

The weather for French Guiana over the next 14 days will be 26°C till 29° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for French Guiana is based on the weather in Cayenne.

5-day weather forecast French Guiana

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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29°C
24°C
2.3 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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29°C
25°C
3.1 mm
4 m/s
Friday
9 december
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28°C
25°C
1 mm
4 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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28°C
25°C
1.7 mm
4 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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28°C
25°C
8.3 mm
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for French Guiana


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Frequently asked questions

Where is French Guiana?

French Guiana lies in a straight line about 17,853 km from Philippines (Manila → Cayenne).

How long is the flight to French Guiana?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to French Guiana is approximately 22 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in French Guiana?

These are the largest airports in French Guiana:

  • Cayenne-Rochambeau Airport (CAY)

How many inhabitants does French Guiana have?

French Guiana has 281,612 inhabitants.

How big is French Guiana?

The surface area of French Guiana is 83,534 km². It is 4x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of French Guiana?

The capital of French Guiana is Cayenne.

What is the currency of French Guiana?

In French Guiana, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.017 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 57.35 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 1.74 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5,734.54 Philippine piso

What is the area code of French Guiana?

The area code to call French Guiana is +594.