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Mauritius weather in January

Considering a trip to Mauritius this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Mauritius in January?

January in Mauritius generally has warm temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 29°C and nighttime temperatures around 25°C in Flic-en-Flac. The temperatures mentioned for daytime and nighttime are general averages. However there can be days that surpass these temperatures. So equip yourself with clothing that can handle the potential heat.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in La Ferme with an average of 121 mm to heavy rainfall in Grande Rivière Sud Est with 205 mm. Based on climate data from the last 30 years, Flic-en-Flac receives the most rainfall during this month of the year. Meanwhile, Flic-en-Flac enjoys close to 250 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For a closer look at January's conditions in Mauritius, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Mauritius's yearly weather, check out our Mauritius climate page.

Where to go in Mauritius in January

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Mauritius on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Mauritius?

Flic-en-Flac

In January Flic-en-Flac generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Flic-en-Flac
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
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29°C 
24°C 
283 hours 
93 mm 
16 days 
29°C 
25°C 
250 hours 
176 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
25°C 
224 hours 
174 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Flic-en-Flac

Grand Baie

In January Grand Baie generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Grand Baie
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
28°C 
25°C 
283 hours 
74 mm 
16 days 
29°C 
25°C 
250 hours 
167 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
169 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Grand Baie

Port Mathurin

In January Port Mathurin generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Port Mathurin
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
25°C 
287 hours 
57 mm 
15 days 
28°C 
26°C 
277 hours 
123 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
26°C 
241 hours 
146 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Port Mathurin

Bel Ombre

In January Bel Ombre generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bel Ombre
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
24°C 
283 hours 
96 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
25°C 
250 hours 
166 mm 
18 days 
29°C 
25°C 
224 hours 
175 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Bel Ombre

Port Louis

In January Port Louis generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Port Louis
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
24°C 
283 hours 
96 mm 
16 days 
29°C 
25°C 
250 hours 
189 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
25°C 
224 hours 
189 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Port Louis

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

Is January the best time to visit Mauritius?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Flic-en-Flac, January may not be the ideal time to visit Mauritius.

On average, the best time to visit Mauritius is in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Flic-en-Flac.

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