Madagascar, an island country in the Indian Ocean of the coast of southeast Africa, is the fourth
largest island in the world and includes a numerous other islands. It is a hotspot of biodiversity
and wildlife found no where else in the world. It is popularly known as the wildlife and ecotourism
destination of the world. About 400000 tourists visit this island every year. Among others the
tourist attractions here include the beaches, diving, cruising, surfing, whale watching, UNESCO
World Heritage parks, diverse wildlife and bird watching. Antananarivo is the capital, the largest
city and a major airport besides a few others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental auto, buses, taxis, inter-city air, cruise tourism, southern
network train and tour vehicles
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is June to August, mid season September to December
and low season from January to May.
Weather: Climatological Information Antananarivo, Madagascar, source Direction Generale de la
Meteorologie. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 30-year period 1971-
- Mean number of rain days = Mean number of days with at least 0.1 mm of rain.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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