Madagascar
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Madagascar

To go to Madagascar, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Madagascar, October is the warmest month with 25°C and the most cold month is 18°C in July.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Madagascar 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 Madagascar by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 24 24 22 21 19 18 20 22 25 25 25
Precipitation (mm) 175 165 123 17 4 5 4 3 3 30 92 140

Weather data from: Antananarivo




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Climate Madagascar

Madagascar has a moderate climate. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Madagascar is 22° degrees and there is about 760 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 180 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate Madagascar by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 24 24 22 21 19 18 20 22 25 25 25
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 16 14 12 10 9 10 11 14 16 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 175 165 123 17 4 5 4 3 3 30 92 140
Days with rain 25 24 23 12 5 4 3 3 4 12 19 24
Dry days 6 4 8 18 26 26 28 28 26 19 11 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 7 9 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5

Weather data from: Antananarivo


Madagascar weather by month

What is the average Madagascar 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.

Madagascar weather

The weather for Madagascar over the next 14 days will be 23°C till 28° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Madagascar is based on the weather in Antananarivo.

5-day weather forecast Madagascar

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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26°C
15°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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25°C
14°C
1.1 mm
5 m/s
Friday
9 december
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25°C
14°C
0.1 mm
5 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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26°C
17°C
1.1 mm
5 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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25°C
16°C
9.6 mm
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Madagascar


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Madagascar?

Madagascar lies in a straight line about 8,921 km from Philippines (Manila → Antananarivo).

How long is the flight to Madagascar?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Madagascar is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Madagascar?

These are the largest airports in Madagascar:

  • Ambalabe Airport (WAI) in Antsohihy
  • Ivato Airport (TNR) in Antananarivo
  • Besalampy Airport (BPY)
  • Toliara Airport (TLE)
  • Morombe Airport (MXM)
  • Mananjary Airport (MNJ)
  • Manakara Airport (WVK)
  • Fianarantsoa Airport (WFI)
  • Tôlanaro Airport (FTU)
  • Vohimarina Airport (VOH)

How many inhabitants does Madagascar have?

Madagascar has 25,571,000 inhabitants.

How big is Madagascar?

The surface area of Madagascar is 587,040 km². It is 2x bigger than Philippines.

What is the capital of Madagascar?

The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

What is the currency of Madagascar?

In Madagascar, the Malagasy ariary (MGA) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 80.99 Malagasy ariary
  • 1 Malagasy ariary = 0.012 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 8,098.60 Malagasy ariary
  • 100 Malagasy ariary = 1.23 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Madagascar?

The area code to call Madagascar is +261.