In summer, temperatures can reach as high 34℃ (93℉) in the middle of the day in Paramaribo. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Paramaribo is around 23℃ (73℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Suriname, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.
The days are longest in Suriname in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. On average it rains the most days in May, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Suriname, explore hidden gems and destinations to visit while you’re there, discover our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.
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. Suriname is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|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 Suriname
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.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|