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Best time to visit Saint-Denis, Reunion

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The best time to visit Saint-Denis 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 Saint-Denis.

In summer, the temperature in Saint-Denis can rise as high as 27℃ (81℉). In the colder months such as August, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 18℃ (64℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Saint-Denis in October, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. March sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in September instead.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Saint-Denis, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

October

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Saint-Denis seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Saint-Denis as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Saint-Denis is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Saint-Denis

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Saint-Denis for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Saint-Denis climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Saint-Denis for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Saint-Denis in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 168mm (7") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint-Denis in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 149mm (6") over 23 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint-Denis in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 178mm (7") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint-Denis in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint-Denis in May

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and maybe a light jumper for the evenings.


Saint-Denis in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 20 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Saint-Denis in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Saint-Denis in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 21 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Saint-Denis in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 20 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in September, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Saint-Denis in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Saint-Denis in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 21 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Saint-Denis in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Saint-Denis in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Saint-Denis is usually February, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (78℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Saint-Denis is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Saint-Denis is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Saint-Denis, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in October are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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