Europe drops off the list of places to chase the warm weather in September, so you need to venture further afield to Asia or Africa. And the Caribbean comes back into play even though the rains still fall, as they don’t hang around for long…
|TOWN, Country||Temperatures||Min°||Max°||Wet Days|
|Tahiti, French Polynesia||22||32||9|
|Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania||22||30||7|
|Praia, Cape Verde||25||30||3|
Where to go
Africa is a nature lover’s dream in September with a huge variety of environments and wildlife hitting their peak. It’s a good time to head to popular destinations as the crowds die down but the weather remains, whilst it could be argued to be the best month for hikers with so many iconic challenges in prime season…
September is the month for activity lovers and adventurers, with iconic treks abound and perfect weather for a challenging trip. For those with a slightly more relaxed idea in mind, there are plenty of options for beach breaks, though you walk the tightrope in Europe if you’re chasing the sun…
Events and festivals
September is a good month for festivals, with the whale migration in South Africa taking centre stage. Fewer iconic festivals than in some months, but plenty of intriguing new events to explore that don’t get the coverage they deserve…
Places to avoid
As we move out of the summer season and towards Autumn in many places the weather is less reliable and brings with its places to avoid.
You’re still in with a good chance of getting good weather and riding your luck, but the places below come with some risk…
- The Caribbean – it’s hurricane season so the Caribbean Islands aren’t your best choice in September. They can be severe too, so the risk isn’t just limited to bad weather.
- Central America – also suffering from the hurricane risk, as well as not being a great time for the weather, we’d leave the Central American region off your list for September.