Antsiranana, Madagascar: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Antsiranana, Madagascar? If you're planning to go to Antsiranana, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Antsiranana, Madagascar

Based on the climate and weather in Antsiranana, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Antsiranana, Madagascar by month

January

January for Antsiranana is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

February

In February, Antsiranana is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Antsiranana, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

March

In March, Antsiranana is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Antsiranana, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to Antsiranana in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

May

If you visit Antsiranana during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

June

June in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

July

If you are traveling to Antsiranana in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you vacation in Antsiranana during August, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat

September

September in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Antsiranana in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

November

November is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

December

In December, Antsiranana is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Antsiranana, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Antsiranana, Madagascar

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Antsiranana, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Antsiranana

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