Where to go in September

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in September but not sure where to go?

If so, look no further – our warm weather world-wide guide brings you the best destinations to visit in September when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot (rather than scorching) and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Note: Weather data shows what you can expect on average in September at each destination, including night-time low temperature, daytime high temperature, hours of sunshine, days of rainfall, total monthly rainfall and sea temperature. To see more detailed weather information click on a destination.

Asia


The continuing monsoonal rains make most of Southeast Asia unpleasant for travel in September: the exceptions are Bali and Lombok in Indonesia.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Bali 24°C (75°F) 30°C (86°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 40 mm 27°C (80°F)
Lombok 22°C (71°F) 31°C (87°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 35 mm 27°C (80°F)

Australia

This is a great month to visit Australia with favourable weather everywhere, especially in northern Queensland and the northern half of Western Australia, when you can expect clear sunny days with little or no rain.

Northern Territories Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Darwin 23°C (73°F) 33°C (91°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 5 mm 28°C (82°F)
Western Australia
Broome 18°C (64°F) 32°C (89°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 1 mm 25°C (77°F)
Coral Bay 13°C (55°F) 29°C (84°F) 11 hrs 1 day ≤ 1 mm 23°C (73°F)
Exmouth 13°C (55°F) 29°C (84°F) 11 hrs 1 day ≤ 1 mm 23°C (73°F)
Monkey Mia 12°C (53°F) 26°C (78°F) 10 hrs 2 days ≤ 9 mm 19°C (66°F)
Turquoise Bay 13°C (55°F) 29°C (84°F) 11 hrs 1 day ≤ 1 mm 23°C (73°F)
Queensland
Cairns 18°C (64°F) 28°C (82°F) 9 hrs 4 days ≤ 14 mm 25°C (77°F)
Port Douglas 22°C (71°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 5 days ≤ 21 mm 25°C (77°F)
Airlie Beach 14°C (57°F) 28°C (82°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 7 mm 23°C (73°F)
Hamilton Island 20°C (68°F) 25°C (77°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 9 mm 22°C (71°F)
The Whitsundays 20°C (68°F) 25°C (77°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 9 mm 22°C (71°F)
Gold Coast 15°C (59°F) 24°C (75°F) 9 hrs 5 days ≤ 41 mm 23°C (73°F)

South Pacific

This is the best time to visit several of the South Pacific islands, including Fiji, and the French Polynesian islands of Bora Bora, Moorea and Tahiti.

You can expect warm, dry weather tempered by refreshing sea breezes, with mild night-time temperates. The Cook Islands, New Caledonia, Tonga and Vanuatu are slightly cooler.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Bora Bora 23°C (73°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 3 days ≤ 23 mm 27°C (80°F)
Moorea 22°C (71°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 3 days ≤ 23 mm 26°C (79°F)
Tahiti 22°C (71°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 3 days ≤ 24 mm 26°C (79°F)
Cook Islands 20°C (68°F) 25°C (77°F) 6 hrs 6 days ≤ 62 mm 24°C (75°F)
Fiji 20°C (68°F) 29°C (84°F) 7 hrs 6 days ≤ 61 mm 26°C (79°F)
New Caledonia 18°C (64°F) 24°C (75°F) 7 hrs 6 days ≤ 40 mm 23°C (73°F)
Tonga 19°C (66°F) 25°C (77°F) 11 hrs 6 days ≤ 65 mm 24°C (75°F)
Vanuatu 17°C (62°F) 27°C (80°F) 7 hrs 5 days ≤ 46 mm 26°C (79°F)

Europe

This is an excellent time to visit Europe – the peak season holiday crowds have left but the weather is still warm and sunny, especially in the eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.

Cyprus Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Ayia Napa 21°C (69°F) 30°C (86°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 2 mm 25°C (77°F)
Paphos 20°C (68°F) 26°C (78°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 4 mm 26°C (78°F)
Protaras 21°C (69°F) 30°C (86°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 2 mm 26°C (78°F)
Turkey
Antalya 20°C (68°F) 31°C (87°F) 11 hrs 3 days ≤ 20 mm 27°C (80°F)
Bodrum 20°C (68°F) 30°C (86°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 20 mm 23°C (73°F)
Kusadasi 19°C (66°F) 30°C (86°F) 11 hrs 5 days ≤ 18 mm 24°C (75°F)
Oludeniz 18°C (64°F) 30°C (86°F) 11 hrs 1 day ≤ 12 mm 26°C (78°F)
Marmaris 20°C (68°F) 31°C (87°F) 10 hrs 2 days ≤ 25 mm 25°C (77°F)
Side 21°C (69°F) 31°C (87°F) 11 hrs 3 days ≤ 20 mm 27°C (80°F)
Greece
Crete 20°C (68°F) 27°C (80°F) 9 hrs 2 days ≤ 20 mm 24°C (75°F)
Corfu 17°C (62°F) 28°C (82°F) 10 hrs 5 days ≤ 65 mm 24°C (75°F)
Naxos 21°C (69°F) 27°C (80°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 10 mm 23°C (73°F)
Paros 21°C (69°F) 27°C (80°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 10 mm 23°C (73°F)
Rhodes 22°C (71°F) 28°C (82°F) 12 hrs 0 days ≤ 0 mm 25°C (77°F)
Mykonos 20°C (68°F) 25°C (77°F) 9 hrs 2 days ≤ 10 mm 23°C (73°F)
Santorini 21°C (70°F) 26°C (79°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 15 mm 24°C (75°F)
Skiathos 20°C (68°F) 25°C (77°F) 9 hrs 5 days ≤ 40 mm 24°C (75°F)
Zakynthos 18°C (64°F) 28°C (82°F) 10 hrs 4 days ≤ 35 mm 25°C (76°F)
Italy
Amalfi Coast 19°C (66°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 6 days ≤ 60 mm 25°C (77°F)
Cinque Terre 17°C (62°F) 24°C (75°F) 7 hrs 7 days ≤ 72 mm 23°C (73°F)
Capri 20°C (68°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 6 days ≤ 55 mm 25°C (77°F)
Rome 16°C (60°F) 26°C (78°F) 8 hrs 6 days ≤ 65 mm 24°C (75°F)
Sardinia 15°C (59°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 40 mm 24°C (75°F)
Sicily 21°C (70°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 5 days ≤ 40 mm 25°C (75°F)
Venice 15°C (59°F) 24°C (75°F) 8 hrs 6 days ≤ 70 mm 23°C (73°F)
France
Corsica 15°C (59°F) 26°C (78°F) 8 hrs 5 days ≤ 55 mm 23°C (73°F)
French Riviera 15°C (59°F) 25°C (77°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 80 mm 22°C (71°F)
Saint Tropez 15°C (59°F) 25°C (77°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 80 mm 22°C (71°F)
Monaco
Monte Carlo 18°C (64°F) 25°C (77°F) 8 hrs 5 days ≤ 72 mm 22°C (71°F)
Portugal
Albufeira 18°C (64°F) 26°C (78°F) 9 hrs 2 days ≤ 30 mm 21°C (69°F)
The Algarve 18°C (64°F) 26°C (78°F) 9 hrs 2 days ≤ 30 mm 21°C (69°F)
Spain
Alicante 18°C (64°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 45 mm 24°C (74°F)
Costa Brava 16°C (60°F) 26°C (78°F) 7 hrs 7 days ≤ 70 mm 23°C (73°F)
Costa del Sol 19°C (66°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 2 days ≤ 20 mm 22°C (71°F)
Malaga 19°C (66°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 2 days ≤ 20 mm 22°C (71°F)
Marbella 19°C (66°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 2 days ≤ 20 mm 22°C (71°F)
Mallorca 17°C (62°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 50 mm 24°C (74°F)
Ibiza 20°C (68°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 45 mm 24°C (74°F)
Tenerife – Canary Islands 22°C (71°F) 28°C (82°F) 7 hrs 1 day ≤ 5 mm 24°C (74°F)

Africa & Indian Ocean

This is an excellent time to visit the Seychelles, Zanzibar and Agadir, when you can expect hot, sunny days and cooling sea breezes.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Agadir – Morocco 18°C (64°F) 27°C (80°F) 8 hrs 1 day ≤ 7 mm 21°C (69°F)
Seychelles 24°C (75°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 70 mm 27°C (80°F)
Zanzibar 21°C (69°F) 30°C (86°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 50 mm 26°C (78°F)

Caribbean

The Caribbean is still hot and mostly wet during September — June through November marks the official hurricane season. However, both Aruba and the Bahamas are considered year-round destinations despite the hot weather.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Aruba 27°C (80°F) 33°C (91°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 45 mm 29°C (84°F)

North America

The islands of Hawaii and Los Angeles in the United States offer perfect weather conditions in September.

United States Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Los Angeles 18°C (64°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 4 mm 18°C (64°F)
O’ahu – Hawaii 24°C (75°F) 31°C (87°F) 9 hrs 7 days ≤ 20 mm 27°C (80°F)

South America

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil offers good weather conditions in September.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Rio de Janeiro 20°C (68°F) 26°C (78°F) 5 hrs 8 days ≤ 65 mm 22°C (71°F)

Places to avoid in September


Most of Southeast Asia and the Caribbean (except for islands outside the hurricane belt, such as Aruba) where it's mainly hot, wet and windy.


Weather by month


Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is 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 each respective country.


Latest update: Where to go in September: 22 November, 2023


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.




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