Skydive Austral Airstrip

MU-0002 · Rivière du Rempart, Mauritius

Climate Skydive Austral Airstrip 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (FIMP) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 67.7 57 66 71 68 71
February 70.4 68 65 57 71 76
March 69.7 67 70 70 67 68
April 66.5 71 80 56 60 63
May 74.2 65 73 73 77 85
June 73.9 85 83 74 70 69
July 67.5 74 73 70 69
August 73.9 70 75 66 82
September 71.8 70 73 73 68
October 77.1 84 81 68 77
November 75.5 68 80 82 68
December 72.8 72 71 75 58
Average 71.5 68.1 72.6 71.2 70.6 70.8

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 92.5 87 92 94 95 92
February 92.9 94 97 81 97 93
March 94.2 91 95 93 95 91
April 93.0 91 99 88 92 96
May 96.6 94 96 96 99 99
June 95.2 97 98 94 96 95
July 95.9 98 97 97 98
August 96.8 95 98 95 99
September 98.2 99 100 99 97
October 97.7 97 99 97 99
November 96.2 91 98 100 96
December 95.4 91 99 97 94
Average 95.1 91.8 95.6 94.6 96.4 95.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 29.7 30 29 30 30 30
February 29.8 30 30 29 30 30
March 29.8 29 30 30 30 29
April 28.7 29 29 28 29 28
May 27.1 27 28 27 27 27
June 25.5 25 26 25 26 25
July 24.7 26 24 25 24
August 25.0 26 24 24 25
September 25.4 26 25 25 25
October 26.8 28 26 26 27
November 27.9 28 28 29 27
December 29.5 30 29 30 29
Average 27.6 28.2 27.8 26.8 27.4 26.9

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 24.3 25 24 24 24 24
February 24.2 25 24 25 24 25
March 24.1 25 24 25 24 24
April 23.8 24 24 24 24 24
May 21.8 23 22 22 22 21
June 20.8 21 21 20 21 21
July 19.9 20 19 20 20
August 19.6 20 19 19 19
September 20.1 21 20 20 20
October 20.9 21 21 21 21
November 21.8 22 21 22 21
December 23.6 24 23 24 24
Average 22.2 23.6 22.1 21.6 22.0 21.9

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 9.3 12 19 7 4 9
February 6.0 7 4 8 5 7
March 6.4 9 7 6 6 10
April 8.0 9 5 13 10 7
May 4.5 8 7 4 3 2
June 4.6 4 5 5 6 3
July 5.2 3 6 4 3
August 4.5 7 4 7 1
September 2.8 2 1 3 4
October 2.8 3 2 7 2
November 4.0 8 2 1 4
December 4.5 8 2 4 5
Average 5.5 8.2 6.4 5.0 4.8 4.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.9 9 8 9 10 7
February 8.8 10 8 13 9 9
March 8.3 10 7 8 8 7
April 9.2 9 7 11 10 11
May 9.2 10 7 10 9 10
June 10.6 11 9 10 11 12
July 11.1 9 13 13 12
August 10.9 10 11 11 11
September 10.9 10 11 11 11
October 10.0 9 10 11 9
November 9.4 9 9 10 10
December 9.8 7 10 10 11
Average 9.7 9.7 8.3 10.3 10.0 10.1

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 121° 086° 091° 096° 102°
February 108° 111° 090° 096° 113°
March 092° 099° 095° 102° 105°
April 096° 078° 098° 095° 112°
May 126° 100° 120° 120° 117°
June 111° 115° 121° 117° 126°
July 119° 114° 111° 124°
August 096° 099° 114° 119°
September 098° 111° 113° 113°
October 082° 100° 087° 104°
November 093° 089° 090° 123°
December 090° 096° 105° 106°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.