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Mauritius Weather Forecast

Weather in Mauritius


There are two main seasons in Mauritius: Summer from November to April and Winter from May to October.
The best period to be in Mauritius is usually during the summer months but there are possibilities of cyclones during this time. The weather is generally very sunny and hot with occasional tropical showers in the afternoon.

The peak season in generally in December especially during the New-Year celebrations where all hotels and car rentals are fully booked. Easter Holidays in April as well as the month of August are the other 2 very peak months.
May and September-November are quieter periods and generally enjoy a very mild climate which is very nice to go around the Island.
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Public Holidays in Mauritius 2013


New Year - Tuesday 1 January
New Year - Wednesday 2 January
Thaipoosam Cavadee - Sunday 27 January
Abolition of Slavery - Friday 1 February
Chinese Spring Festival - Sunday 10 February
Maha Shivratree - Sunday 10 March
National Day - Tuesday 12 March
Ougadi - Thursday 11 April
Labour Day - Wednesday 1 May
Eid-Ul-Fitr* - Friday 9 August
Ganesh Chaturthi - Tuesday 10 September
All Saints Day - Friday 1 November
Arrival of Indentured Labourers - Saturday 2 November
Divali - Sunday 3 November
Christmas - Wednesday 25 December


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Public Holidays in Mauritius 2012


1st Jan - New Year
2nd Jan - New Year
23rd Jan - Chinese New Year (Spring Festival)
1st Feb - Abolition of Slavery Day
7th Feb - Thaipoosam Cavadee (TBC)
20th Feb - Maha Shivaratri
12th Mar - National Day (Independence day)
23rd Mar - Ougadi
1st May - Labour Day
15th Aug - Assumption of Virgin Mary
19th August - Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan)
20th Sep - Ganesh Chaturthi
2nd Nov - Arrival of Indentured Labourers
13th Nov - Diwali (Festival of Lights)
25th Dec - Christmas Day

One thing that you will notice is that there are a lot of public holidays in Mauritius! This is due to the fact that Mauritius is a multi-cultural island. By visiting the island at different periods of time, you'll be able to experience the different cultures.


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