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Mayotte is an overseas department of France and is located in the Pacific Ocean. Mayotte is part of the Comoros but not of the Union of Comoros. Mayotte consists of about 20 islands. The two largest of which, Grande Terre and Petite Terre are inhabited. The largest of the other islands are: Chissioi Karoni, Chissioi Mtsamboro and Chissioi Mbouzi. Most tourists who travel here come to enjoy the sunshine and the beaches. Divers and snorkelers can enjoy a natural aquarium which can be found off the coast. This is a large lagoon which is protected by two coral reefs. In this so called aquarium you can spot sea turtles, dolphins and many other large and small fish. On the smaller island of Petite Terre the former capital Dzaoudzi can be found as well as the airport. Nowadays Mamoudzou is the capital. The nightlife of Mayotte takes place in the capital where you can find several bars and clubs. The interior is very popular among tourists because of its beautiful scenery. Mayotte is home to unique animal and plant life. Several flower and plant species only occur on Mayotte. The main sources of income are the cultivation of vanilla and Ylang Ylang and tourism.
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Mayotte climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in Mayotte? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of Mayotte
 

 

Sunny holidays in Mayotte
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for Mayotte. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in Mayotte
  average
maximum
temperature
(in °C)
average
minimum
temperature
(in °C)
average
hours of
sun
per day
average
sea water
temperature
(in °C)
time to travel
here for a
sunny holiday?
chance of
rain /
showers
chance of
hurricanes
Explanation of symbols
January 28 23 7 29   - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 28 23 7 29  
March 28 23 7 29  
April 28 22 9 29  
May 28 22 9 28  
June 26 21 9 27  
July 26 20 9 26  
August 26 19 10 26  
September 26 19 10 26  
October 27 20 10 27  
November 28 22 10 28    
December 28 22 8 28    
 
The weather in Mayotte
Mayotte has a tropical monsoon climate with most precipitation during its local summer. Temperatures are pleasant, about 28 degrees Celsius (82.4 degrees Fahrenheit). High temperatures in combination with high precipitation figures cause humidity figures to be high as well. However, an ever blowing sea wind offers cooling. During the night temperatures remain pleasant.
Mayotte climate information

Popular destinations in Mayotte
Most people who visit Mayotte stay in the capital or in one of the smaller places or resorts in the vicinity of the capital. Sada, Bandélé, Dzaoudzi Dembeni, Koungou, Pamandzi and Tsingoni are also popular destinations. The rest of the islands are deserted with the occasional small village or resort. The national parks in the interior are popular as tourist excursions.

Trivia & strange facts
- Mount Benara is the highest point of the island with an altitude of 660 meters.
- Tap water is undrinkable
- Euros are accepted as a currency. A Visa card is accepted almost everywhere.
- Mount Benara is actually a dormant volcano
- The Baobab tree grows here
- You can visit Ylang Ylang fields in the Combani Reserve
- Saziley nature reserve

More about Mayotte?
The following sites are specialized in providing Mayotte information:
What's the weather like in Mayotte
Mayotte information
Mayotte information
Mayotte tourism
wikipedia
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