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Usual weather in Suriname

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Suriname? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Suriname

The climate of Suriname is tropical, but it is moderated by winds. You can expect hot and humid weather throughout the year, there are heavy rains sometimes. The season of rains is from December to August, dry season from September to November.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: East Coast, Paramaribo, Surinamese Rainforest, West Coast.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is September, the average maximum temperature is 35.8 ℃ (96.44 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 22.8 ℃ (73.04 ℉). The coldest month here is January, the average maximum temperature is 31.2 ℃ (88.16 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉). The most rainy month here is May, the average number of rainy days is 21.9. The least rainy month here is September, the average number of rainy days is 11.1.

When travelling to some places in Suriname, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Juliana Top (1230 m) and the lowest point is unnamed location in the coastal plain (-2 m). So the differences in altitudes in this country are not negligible and you should expect the weather to be different in places in different altitudes. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Suriname. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in January is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in January is 31.2 ℃ (88.16 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.25 ℃ (90.05 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.35 ℃ (88.43 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 15. The average rainfall is 158.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:47 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:49 and at the end of the month 11:52.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in February is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in February is 31.5 ℃ (88.7 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 21.7 ℃ (71.06 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.35 ℃ (88.43 ℉). At the end of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.75 ℃ (89.15 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 11.9. The average rainfall is 167.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:52 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:56 and at the end of the month 12:00.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in March is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in March is 32 ℃ (89.6 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.75 ℃ (89.15 ℉). At the end of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 14.3. The average rainfall is 152.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:00 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:05 and at the end of the month 12:10.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in April is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in April is 33.6 ℃ (92.48 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.3 ℃ (72.14 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.55 ℃ (92.39 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 15.7. The average rainfall is 209.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:10 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:14 and at the end of the month 12:19.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in May is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in May is 33.5 ℃ (92.3 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.6 ℃ (72.68 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.55 ℃ (92.39 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.25 ℃ (91.85 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 21.9. The average rainfall is 325.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:19 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:23 and at the end of the month 12:26.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in June is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in June is 33 ℃ (91.4 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.3 ℃ (73.94 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.25 ℃ (91.85 ℉). At the end of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.6 ℃ (92.48 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 21.7. The average rainfall is 278.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:26 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:27 and at the end of the month 12:27.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in July is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in July is 34.2 ℃ (93.56 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.7 ℃ (72.86 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.6 ℃ (92.48 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 34.25 ℃ (93.65 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 20.3. The average rainfall is 228.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:27 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:25 and at the end of the month 12:23.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in August is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in August is 34.3 ℃ (93.74 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.2 ℃ (73.76 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 34.25 ℃ (93.65 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.05 ℃ (95.09 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 14.9. The average rainfall is 149.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:23 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:19 and at the end of the month 12:14.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in September is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in September is 35.8 ℃ (96.44 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.8 ℃ (73.04 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.05 ℃ (95.09 ℉). At the end of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.65 ℃ (96.17 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 11.1. The average rainfall is 95.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:14 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:10 and at the end of the month 12:05.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in October is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in October is 35.5 ℃ (95.9 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.7 ℃ (72.86 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.65 ℃ (96.17 ℉). At the end of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.35 ℃ (95.63 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 11.9. The average rainfall is 75.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:05 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:00 and at the end of the month 11:56.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in November is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in November is 35.2 ℃ (95.36 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.7 ℃ (72.86 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.35 ℃ (95.63 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 34.25 ℃ (93.65 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 13.1. The average rainfall is 133.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:56 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:52 and at the end of the month 11:49.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Suriname in December is this: The average highest temperature in Suriname in December is 33.3 ℃ (91.94 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 34.25 ℃ (93.65 ℉). At the end of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.25 ℃ (90.05 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 17.6. The average rainfall is 182.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:49 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:47 and at the end of the month 11:46.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Suriname in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Paramaribotemperature: - highest temperature: 33.3 ℃ (91.94 ℉)lowest temperature: 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉)rainfall: 182.7mmrainy days: 17.6
Albinatemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: - rainfall: 74.5mmrainy days: 22.9
Djoemoetemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: - rainfall: 173.3mmrainy days: 14.2
Kwamalasemoetoetemperature: - highest temperature: 35.1 ℃ (95.18 ℉)lowest temperature: 18.6 ℃ (65.48 ℉)rainfall: 100mmrainy days: 10.1
Lelydorptemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: - rainfall: 153.2mmrainy days: 20.6
Nieuw Nickerietemperature: - highest temperature: 32 ℃ (89.6 ℉)lowest temperature: 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉)rainfall: 144.2mmrainy days: 16
Stoelmanseilandtemperature: - highest temperature: 33.5 ℃ (92.3 ℉)lowest temperature: 21.3 ℃ (70.34 ℉)rainfall: 198.1mmrainy days: 23.2
Sipaliwinitemperature: - highest temperature: 34.1 ℃ (93.38 ℉)lowest temperature: 18.4 ℃ (65.12 ℉)rainfall: 134.1mmrainy days: 13.7




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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