Mauritius weather in April

Mauritius in April is hot, wet and humid, with frequent afternoon thunderstorms.

You can expect hot and sunny mornings with heavy rainfall in the afternoon. The exception to this is along the west coast, north and south of Flic en Flac Beach.

Sea temperatures are still very warm and perfect for water sports.

How hot is it in Mauritius in April?
Daytime high temperatures in Mauritius average 28°C (82°F) in April, with moderate heat and humidity, falling to a night-time low of 23°C (73°F).

On the warmest days, which usually occur at the beginning of the month, the temperature usually reaches around 31°C (87°F).

How sunny is it in Mauritius in April?
There are normally seven hours of bright sunshine each day in Mauritius in April – that's around 61% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in April?
Sunrise is around 6:20am with sunset around 6pm.

How warm is the sea around Mauritius in April?
The average sea temperature around Mauritius in April is 27°C (80°F), which is very pleasant for swimming.

Does it rain in Mauritius in April?
There are usually six days with some rain in Mauritius in April, and the average monthly rainfall is 52mm (2in).

How windy is it in Mauritius in April?
April sees an average wind speed of 24 kilometres per hour (15 mph; 13 knots).

What to do in Mauritius in April?
Apart from lazing on the beach or poolside, April is good for water sports such as swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving as well as surfing, windsurfing.

Local holidays?
Ugadi – 2nd April.

Mauritius is a year-round holiday destination – flights and accommodation should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.

Mauritius – April weather

Temperature icon High Temp: 28°C (82°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 7 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 24km/h (15 mph; 13 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 6 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 52mm (2in) per month
Hot icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 80% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 27°C (80°F)
Port Loius, Mauritius

Best time to visit Mauritius

Mauritius is a year-round destination – despite the wet season. Weatherwise, the best time to visit Mauritius is during the dry season from mid-May to early-November, when the weather is warm and mainly dry.

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Mauritius weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Mauritius is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Mauritius National Meteorological Services at the nearest weather station, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU), located 48km (30mi) southeast of the capital city, Port Loius. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Mauritius weather in April: 29 September, 2023

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