What's the weather like in Mauritius in October?
Mauritius is an island nation that sits off the southeast coast of Africa. It’s around 900km east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean and has tropical weather because it’s so close to the Tropic of Capricorn. You'll get lots of sun in October, which comes after the cooler winter.
Mauritius has two distinct seasons, a warm and humid summer from November to April, and a cooler and drier winter from June to September. This means temperatures are rising in October, which is also one of the driest months of the year. South easterly winds will keep you cool and comfortable along with the surrounding sea. Mauritius is quite mountainous, which means there’s different weather depending on where you stay. You'll get warmer and drier weather in the north and west, while things are also warmer on the coast.
The average high in Mauritius is 27ºC in October, with things cooling to a pleasant 18ºC at night. The sea temperature’s 24ºC, while humidity’s moderate. Average rainfall’s 50mm over three rainy days. You can count on 13 hours of daylight each day with eight hours of sunshine. Sunset’s around 6.15pm, and you should always wear sun cream as UV levels will be extremely high.