St-François Airport

TFFC · Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe

Climate St-François Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet International Airport (TFFR) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 88.6 71 93 96 89 89
February 88.4 80 91 93 95 91
March 88.8 89 86 91 92 90
April 83.6 64 83 92 81 91
May 86.9 87 83 93 88
June 83.5 78 87 88 87
July 80.6 75 81 82 85
August 79.2 75 83 78 83
September 80.6 88 77 88 75
October 79.3 68 76 77 85
November 81.6 82 83 90 72
December 89.1 86 93 89 82
Average 83.5 75.7 82.3 85.9 86.7 84.9

1st best VFR conditions of Guadeloupe

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 96.9 85 100 99 98 99
February 95.0 93 99 99 98 98
March 97.8 97 95 98 99 98
April 94.3 72 98 97 97 99
May 98.0 98 97 99 99
June 98.1 97 99 99 98
July 97.9 97 98 98 98
August 97.5 96 98 99 99
September 95.5 98 96 98 83
October 95.6 96 90 92 97
November 95.5 98 97 99 87
December 97.3 98 99 96 93
Average 95.8 86.3 97.3 97.2 97.6 95.7

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 28.4 29 28 29 29 28
February 28.4 29 28 28 28 29
March 28.8 30 29 29 29 29
April 29.4 30 30 29 29 30
May 30.1 31 30 30 31
June 30.7 31 31 31 31
July 30.9 31 31 31 31
August 31.2 32 31 31 32
September 31.2 33 31 31 31
October 30.6 31 30 31 31
November 29.9 31 30 30 29
December 29.1 30 29 29 29
Average 29.8 29.4 30.2 29.7 29.9 30.1

1st highest temperature of Guadeloupe

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 21.0 22 21 20 20 22
February 21.0 22 21 21 20 22
March 21.5 23 21 22 21 21
April 22.3 23 22 21 22 23
May 23.7 24 23 24 25
June 24.4 25 25 25 23
July 24.5 25 25 25 24
August 24.5 25 25 24 25
September 24.0 23 23 24 24
October 23.9 25 24 24 24
November 23.0 24 23 23 23
December 21.8 22 20 22 21
Average 22.9 22.5 23.0 22.7 22.8 22.9

1st lowest temperature of Guadeloupe

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 42.3 40 44 20 50 32
February 46.1 44 39 51 49 49
March 41.1 40 29 48 31 47
April 36.3 33 46 32 31 29
May 34.8 36 29 26 29
June 33.6 41 20 39 36
July 42.6 44 39 32 44
August 40.8 51 32 32 47
September 45.1 48 43 35 51
October 45.9 47 51 32 44
November 47.9 47 40 40 62
December 45.3 50 20 57 45
Average 41.4 38.9 43.4 35.7 37.2 42.6

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 9.1 10 9 9 9 9
February 10.0 9 10 9 11 10
March 10.2 9 9 12 10 9
April 9.6 9 9 10 9 10
May 10.6 10 10 11 12
June 10.6 10 11 11 10
July 10.4 9 10 11 10
August 9.0 8 8 9 9
September 7.7 7 8 7 7
October 7.9 8 8 9 7
November 8.3 9 9 7 8
December 8.6 8 7 10 7
Average 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.4 9.6 9.1

1st highest wind speed of Guadeloupe

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 095° 093° 094° 092° 104°
February 118° 084° 089° 092° 100°
March 103° 095° 093° 097° 093°
April 108° 112° 102° 114° 122°
May 124° 108° 112° 123°
June 114° 105° 103° 107°
July 091° 096° 099° 104°
August 101° 096° 094° 096°
September 118° 116° 120° 115°
October 131° 111° 114° 115°
November 110° 104° 099° 107°
December 082° 049° 088° 091°

Prevailing wind direction

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