Martinique Travel Weather

What's the Weather Like When Traveling to Martinique?

Martinique is the northernmost island of the Windward Islands located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean Sea is on the west side of the island and Atlantic Ocean on the eastern side. It has beautiful scenery including Mount Pelee which is a volcanic mountain over 4,500 feet high. The island has a population of approximately 385,000 people.

Martinique Rainfall
Martinique has a wet climate with about 80 inches of rain per year on average. The wettest time of year occurs as tropical waves bring an increase in showers during hurricane season. There may be two or three days with sunshine then an increase in showers with a tropical wave. Scattered showers commonly build with daytime heating especially during the summer. Thunderstorms are actually not that common with only five or six thunderstorm days in each of the summer months. Rainfall amounts total eight to eleven inches during July through November on average. The driest time of year occurs from late winter to early spring where three to four inches of rainfall occurs on the average month.
Martinique Temperatures
Temperatures on Martinique are quite uniform all year long. Daytime highs range from the low 80's in the winter to upper 80's in the summer. Morning low temperatures vary even less with lows in the low 70's during the winter and mid 70's during the summer.

Martinique Travel Weather Summary
Martinique has a tropical climate with the heaviest showers during the summer and autumn months. Visitors wanting to minimize their chances of seeing rain should travel during the late winter and early spring. Travelers also will want to stay informed on tropical weather information, especially during the hurricane season.

Sunrise / Sunset Times (All times are for the first day of each month)

Le Lamentin, Martinique
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sunrise 6:29 6:32 6:21 6:00 5:41 5:34 5:39 5:47 5:52 5:54 5:59 6:13
Sunset 5:46 6:03 6:12 6:16 6:21 6:30 6:37 6:33 6:16 5:53 5:36 5:33

Martinique travel weather quick summary -
  • The Dominican Republic travel weather - hottest months: June through August
  • The Dominican Republic travel weather - coolest months: January, February
  • The Dominican Republic travel weather - wettest months: June through November
  • The Dominican Republic travel weather - driest months: February,March, April

Le Lamentin, Martinique
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average High 83 83 84 85 86 86 86 87 87 87 86 84
Average Low 71 70 71 72 74 76 76 75 74 73 73 71
Days with Thunder 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 6 5 3 1
Days of Rain 18 14 14 12 15 17 20 21 19 20 18 18
Average Rainfall 4.74" 3.51" 3.45" 3.76" 4.85" 6.68" 8.03" 9.91" 9.29" 10.64" 8.83" 6.24"

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