Weather in April in French Guiana

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in April in French Guiana. Is this month a good time to go to French Guiana? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in French Guiana in April?

The weather in French Guiana in April is in general poor.

April is a month with very warm maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F) and nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) in Cayenne. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

April is a very rainy month with an average rainfall around 449mm (18inch) in Cayenne. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 119 hours of sunshine in Cayenne during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in French Guiana.

Where to go in French Guiana in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in French Guiana on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in French Guiana

What is the weather like in April for the 3 most popular destinations in French Guiana?

Average weather in Cayenne

In April Cayenne generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Cayenne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 74°F 
119 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
21 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
119 hours 
449mm / 18inch 
22 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 74°F 
119 hours 
450mm / 18inch 
26 days 
poor 
Climate in Cayenne

Average weather in Kourou

In April Kourou generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kourou
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 74°F 
119 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
21 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
119 hours 
449mm / 18inch 
22 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 74°F 
119 hours 
450mm / 18inch 
26 days 
poor 
Climate in Kourou

Average weather in Matoury

In April Matoury generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Matoury
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
139 hours 
394mm / 16inch 
24 days 
poor 
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
152 hours 
400mm / 16inch 
23 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
140 hours 
599mm / 24inch 
29 days 
poor 
Climate in Matoury

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in French Guiana.

Is April the best time to go to French Guiana?

In our opinion April is not the best time to visit French Guiana with commonly poor weather in Cayenne.

On average the best time to visit French Guiana is in October and November with generally pleasant weather in Cayenne. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August that can have poor weather conditions.

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