Guadeloupe
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Best time to visit Guadeloupe

The best time to visit Guadeloupe is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. On the island of Guadeloupe, the warmest month is July with 29°C and the coldest is February with 26°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Guadeloupe, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Guadeloupe by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 28 27
Precipitation (mm) 27 23 22 39 67 45 70 97 94 86 68 47

Weather data from: Basse-Terre




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Climate Guadeloupe

The Caribbean island of Guadeloupe of the Lesser Antilles is known for its beautiful beaches and warm climate. The island consists of several smaller islands in addition to the two main islands, Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre. Guadeloupe has mild temperatures and high humidity throughout the year.

Guadeloupe's proximity to the equator is the main reason for its tropical climate. This means the island gets plenty of sunshine, keeping temperatures warm and humidity high. The Caribbean Sea also surrounds the island, keeping temperatures lower and precipitation high.

Spring

The weather in Guadeloupe warms steadily as the island transitions from the milder winter months to the warmer summer months. About 27 degrees Celsius is the seasonal average temperature, and humidity is still quite high. If you want to enjoy the beautiful weather without being too hot, this is a great time to go to the island.

Summer

Guadeloupe has its warmest weather in the summer, when average highs hover around 30 degrees Celsius. During this season, humidity is also at its maximum, which can sometimes make it seem oppressively humid and unpleasant. Despite the heat and humidity, the high season makes this a popular time to visit the island.

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Autumn

In autumn, the weather in Guadeloupe is slightly colder and less humid. It is a pleasant time to visit the island during this season, as the average temperature is about 27 degrees Celsius. Be prepared for showers, as the island receives the most rain in autumn.

Winter With average temperatures of about 25 degrees Celsius, winter is the coldest season on Guadeloupe. This time of year seems more pleasant than summer because of the lower humidity. If you want to escape the crowds and take advantage of the pleasant weather, this is a great time to visit the island.

Regional climate of Guadeloupe

The different parts of the island of Guadeloupe can have slightly different climates. For example, the side of Grande-Eastern Terre, which borders the Atlantic Ocean, tends to be windier and drier than the western side, which borders the Caribbean Sea. Similarly, due to its higher altitude, the island of Basse-Terre has a slightly colder and wetter climate than Grande-Terre.

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In summary, Guadeloupe has a tropical climate with year-round warm temperatures and high humidity. The island is a popular vacation spot, with the summer months being the busiest. But the island is a great destination to explore year-round, with each season a distinct experience. Keep in mind the differences in the regional climate when planning a vacation to Guadeloupe.


Climate Guadeloupe by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 25 26 27 27 27 28 28 28 27 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 23 22 39 67 45 70 97 94 86 68 47
Days with rain 20 17 16 18 22 20 24 24 21 23 21 23
Dry days 11 11 15 12 9 10 7 7 9 8 9 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 11 11 10 10 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Weather data from: Basse-Terre


Guadeloupe weather by month

What is the average Guadeloupe 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.

Guadeloupe weather

The weather for Guadeloupe over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 26° with every day chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Guadeloupe is based on the weather in Basse-Terre.

5-day weather forecast Guadeloupe

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Thursday
2 february
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26°C
23°C
1 mm
4 m/s
Friday
3 february
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25°C
23°C
0.1 mm
5 m/s
Saturday
4 february
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25°C
23°C
1 mm
7 m/s
Sunday
5 february
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25°C
24°C
2.3 mm
7 m/s
Monday
6 february
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24°C
24°C
2 mm
8 m/s

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Guadeloupe?

Guadeloupe lies in a straight line about 16,485 km from Philippines (Manila → Basse-Terre).

How long is the flight to Guadeloupe?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Guadeloupe is approximately 20 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Guadeloupe?

These are the largest airports in Guadeloupe:

  • Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet (PTP) in Pointe-à-Pitre
  • Les Bases Airport (GBJ) in Grand-Bourg

How many inhabitants does Guadeloupe have?

Guadeloupe has 402,119 inhabitants.

How big is Guadeloupe?

The surface area of Guadeloupe is 1,628 km². It is 184x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Guadeloupe?

The capital of Guadeloupe is Basse-Terre.

What is the currency of Guadeloupe?

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

Exchange rates on 2 February 2023

  • 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 Guadeloupe?

The area code to call Guadeloupe is +590.