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Best time to visit Reunion

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The best time to visit Reunion is May-November

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, May-November is the best time to go to Reunion.

The warmest month of the year in Saint-Denis, Reunion is February, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 26℃ (78℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) on the hottest days of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Saint-Denis is around 16℃ (61℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Reunion, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

The sun stays up the longest in Reunion in October, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Reunion in March – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Reunion are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

October

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Reunion seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Reunion is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Best time to visit the top destinations in Reunion

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Saint-DenisMay-November
25℃
23℃
26℃
23℃
25℃
23℃
25℃
22℃
23℃
20℃
21℃
19℃
20℃
18℃
20℃
18℃
21℃
18℃
22℃
20℃
24℃
21℃
25℃
23℃
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Top FAQs

Reunion is in Africa.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Reunion:

The warmest month of the year in Saint-Denis, one of the most popular places to visit in Reunion, is February.
The driest month of the year in Saint-Denis, Reunion, is usually around September each year.

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