Best Time to Visit Suriname

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Suriname. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Paramaribo. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Suriname for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 22 °C to 33 °C
Waves Symbol 27 °C to 28 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 3.5811.81 in (9 – 24 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Suriname: Overview

JanuaryJan
Up to 8.31 in of rainof rain
FebruaryFeb
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MarchMar
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AprilApr
Up to 7.13 in of rainof rain
MayMay
Up to 11.06 in of rainof rain
JuneJun
Up to 12.24 in of rainof rain
JulyJul
Up to 8.7 in of rainof rain
AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
Very hot (average up to 29 °C)
OctoberOct
Very hot (average up to 29 °C)
NovemberNov
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DecemberDec
Up to 7.24 in of rainof rain

Climate Chart Suriname

Paramaribo

Climate Chart Paramaribo
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Suriname

In the following, you will find the climate table for Suriname, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Paramaribo (Suriname)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature30°30°30°31°30°30°31°32°33°33°32°31°
Night Temperature22°23°23°23°24°23°23°23°24°24°23°23°
Water Temperature27°28°27°28°28°28°28°28°28°28°28°28°
Precipitation (inch)7.875.124.727.0911.0211.818.666.343.623.584.337.24
Rainy days1712121623242015991317
Hours of Sunshine566556789975
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Paramaribo is 27.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: September (28.5 °C)
Coldest month: January (26 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Paramaribo is 28 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
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Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 81.42 inch on 187 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, April, May, June, July, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 53.7 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Paramaribo.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, September is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Paramaribo
broken clouds     broken clouds, 26.3 °C
Clouds: 64 %       Wind: 16 mph O
Air Pressure: 1027.58 hPa       Humidity: 96 %
Last updated: 21st Jan 2019, 03:22 am
The next days …
21st Jan 201922nd Jan 201923rd Jan 201924th Jan 201925th Jan 201926th Jan 2019
broken clouds26 °C to 28 °Clight rain25 °C to 27 °Clight rain25 °C to 28 °Clight rain25 °C to 27 °Csky is clear25 °C to 28 °Clight rain26 °C to 28 °C
26 °C to 28 °C25 °C to 27 °C25 °C to 28 °C25 °C to 27 °C25 °C to 28 °C26 °C to 28 °C
Clouds: 56 %Clouds: 92 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 34 %Clouds: 4 %Clouds: 15 %
No Precipitation0.03 in of rain0.04 in of rain0.08 in of rainNo Precipitation0.01 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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