Weather in October in French Guiana

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October 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 October?

The weather in French Guiana in October is generally pleasant.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F) and nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) in Cayenne. On average, this month is one of the warmest months of the year in French Guiana. So be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

October is a moderate rainy month with an average rainfall around 56mm (2.2inch) in Cayenne. It is the driest month of the year in Cayenne. It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 251 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 October

Find the average weather conditions in October 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 October for the 3 most popular destinations in French Guiana?

Average weather in Cayenne

In October Cayenne generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 72°F 
255 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 72°F 
251 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
218 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in Cayenne

Average weather in Kourou

In October Kourou generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 72°F 
255 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 72°F 
251 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
218 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in Kourou

Average weather in Matoury

In October Matoury generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
252 hours 
74mm / 2.9inch 
8 days 
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
261 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
9 days 
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
225 hours 
154mm / 6.1inch 
15 days 
Climate in Matoury

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

Is October the best time to go to French Guiana?

In our opinion October is one of the best times to visit French Guiana with commonly pleasant weather in Cayenne. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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