Port Louis, Mauritius: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Port Louis, Mauritius? If you're planning to go to Port Louis, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Port Louis, Mauritius

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

Important essentials for Port Louis, Mauritius

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Port Louis, Mauritius

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Port Louis.

If you are planning to visit the majestic St Louis Cathedral, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the must-see Jummah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Port Louis tourism authority.

If you visit Blue Penny Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Citadelle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Port Louis.

What to wear/what to pack for Port Louis, Mauritius by month

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January

In January, Port Louis is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Port Louis, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

In February, Port Louis is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Port Louis, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

In March, Port Louis is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Port Louis, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

If you vacation in Port Louis during April, you might find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Port Louis in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Port Louis is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Port Louis during July, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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August

If you go to Port Louis in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Port Louis is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Port Louis is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Port Louis in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Port Louis is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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