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Best time to visit Martinique

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The best time to visit Martinique is February-April

Martinique can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, February-April is the best time to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 31℃ (87℉) in Fort-de-France, Martinique. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 21℃ (71℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Martinique, and you can see more in the handy table below.

The sun stays up the longest in Martinique in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Martinique usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Martinique below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

August

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Martinique 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. Martinique is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Martinique

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
Fort-de-FranceFebruary-April
27℃
25℃
27℃
25℃
27℃
25℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
28℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Martinique is in North America.

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

The warmest month of the year in Fort-de-France, one of the most popular places to visit in Martinique, is September.
The driest month of the year in Fort-de-France, Martinique, is usually around March each year.

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