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Best time to visit Paramaribo, Caribbean, Suriname

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The best time to visit Paramaribo is August-November

Paramaribo is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, August-November is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, the temperature in Paramaribo can rise as high as 34℃ (93℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of 23℃ (73℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Paramaribo in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. May 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.

For more information about when to travel to Paramaribo, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

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Paramaribo seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Paramaribo

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 Paramaribo 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.

Paramaribo 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 Paramaribo 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
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Paramaribo in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 77mm (3") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 25 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 156mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Paramaribo in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paramaribo in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Paramaribo in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paramaribo in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Paramaribo in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paramaribo in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Paramaribo in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paramaribo in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Paramaribo in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Paramaribo is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Paramaribo 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 Paramaribo is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Paramaribo, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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