Our month-by-month warm weather guide indicates the best time to visit each honeymoon destination at a time when the skies are generally clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot (rather than scorching) and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.
If you are planning a long haul trip, just remember that seasons reverse between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: i.e. winter in Europe is summer in Australia and the South Pacific, and vice versa; mid-winter in Australia is July and August – the peak summer holiday in Europe!
Tropical regions in the Northern Hemisphere are typically hot all year and experience a rainy season during the summer months and a cooler dry season in the winter months. Temperate regions, such as Europe, experience four distinct seasons annually.
Due to the earth’s rotation relative to the sun, summer lasts from December to March and winter from June to September; vice versa in the Northern Hemisphere.
Typically in the Southern Hemisphere, summer (December to March) is hot, wet and humid, while winter (June to September) is warm, dry and sunny with mainly clear skies.
Shoulder seasons typically lie between the wet and dry seasons in the tropics and during late spring and early autumn in temperate climate destinations such as the Mediterranean.
Note: Our weather guide is produced from meteorological data sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of countries around the world.
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and data sourced from the meteorology departments of the respective countries.
Latest update about when to go where:6 March, 2019
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