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Maripasoula weather in January (French Guiana)

Planning a trip to Maripasoula in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In January, Maripasoula typically experiences very high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 31°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 23°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Maripasoula in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 155 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 21 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 148 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures August generally stands out with the best circumstances. While April, May and June tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Maripasoula climate page with graphs.

 

Maripasoula, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 69%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 155 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 21 days  
SunshineSunshine 148 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in French Guiana in January

Find out more about the weather in French Guiana and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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