Climate and Average Weather in Madagascar

Madagascar has a hot and subtropical climate with colder temperatures in the mountains. The seasons are mainly divided into two main periods: the rainy season from November to March and the dry season from April to October. The length of each period varies from one region to another. You can click on the cities below to select the weather station for more information.

The average annual precipitation varies from 1,000 to 1,500 mm (39 to 59 inches). The coastal region has a tropical climate and no complete dry season. The heaviest rainfall occurs on the coastal region between May and September with average annual precipitation varying from 2,030 mm to 3,250 mm (80 to 120 inches). Average monthly temperature ranges in Antananarivo from 9 to 20 degrees Celsius (48 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit) in July to 16 to 27 degrees Celsius (61 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit) in December.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Madagascar

Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.

Islands of Madagascar

Regions in Madagascar