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Guadeloupe Travel Guide

Guadeloupe — Weather

Guadeloupe experiences moderately high humidity because of its sub-tropical climate, which is tempered by the trade winds. Expect tropical weather throughout the year, with generally stable temperatures that vary by approximately only five degrees Fahrenheit. While the weather remains predominantly fair, unexpected changes may occur.

The temperatures sits around 87°F in the summer, and 74°F in the winter, but can drop to 66°F at night. Coastal regions remain between 72 and 86°F. Cooler temperatures are experienced inland (around 66 to 81°F).

Northeastern trade winds dictate the weather, so the breeze is refreshing despite the tropical climate. The hottest that Guadeloupe can get is 92°F in October, and the coldest is 54°F in February.

Best Time to Visit Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe only experiences two seasons: wet and dry. The wettest and most humid months are from July to November, while the dry season is from December to May. It hardly ever rains in March, except in mountain areas and rainforests.

Summer is the best time to visit if you want to enjoy low hotel rates and airfares. The beaches are also less crowded. Guadeloupe is popular in the winter around the holiday season, as European vacationers flock to escape the cold. Hurricane season is from June through November, with September being the month when they are most likely to occur.

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