Mauritius weather in October

October is a great month to visit Mauritius as it receives the most sunshine and the least rainfall – perfect for lounging on the beach.

You can expect long sunny days that are virtually rain-free even on the east coast.

How hot is it in Mauritius in October?
Daytime high temperatures in Mauritius average 26°C (78°F) on the west and north coasts, and around 24°C (75°F) on the east and south coasts.

On the warmest days, which normally occur at the beginning of the month, the temperature usually reaches around 29°C (84°F).

You can expect low heat and humidity during the day, with a night-time average low of 21°C (69°F).

How sunny is it in Mauritius in October?
There are normally eight hours of bright sunshine each day in Mauritius in October – that's around 62% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in October?
Sunrise is around 5:40am with sunset around 6:10pm.

How warm is the sea around Mauritius in October?
The average sea temperature around Mauritius in October is 24°C (75°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

Does it rain in Mauritius in October?
There are usually two days with some rain in Mauritius in October, and the average monthly rainfall is 9mm (‹1in).

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

The east and south coasts are more windy than the north and west coasts.

What to do in Mauritius in October?
October is good for all water sports. The west and north coast beaches are best for swimming.

October is also a good time for hiking trips into the mountains, which are generally 5°C cooler than the coastal areas.

Local holidays?
Divali – 24th October. Mauritius is a year-round holiday destination – flights and accommodation should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.

Mauritius – October weather

Temperature icon High Temp: 26°C (78°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 21°C (69°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 8 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 13 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 24 km/h (15 mph; 13 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 9 mm (‹1 in) per month
Low heat icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat; ≤ 17 muggy days
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Extreme
swimming icon Sea Temp: 24°C (75°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

Source: Meteorological data for Mauritius is based on weather statistics gathered for the period 1991 to 2020 by Mauritius National Meteorological Services from the nearest weather station, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU), located 48km (30mi) southeast of the capital city, Port Louis.

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 October: 12 June, 2024

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.