Cayenne Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Cayenne is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Cayenne and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Cayenne right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Cayenne, French Guiana on 23rd July 2024.

29.13° C

(84.43° F)

  • yesterday: 29.2° C (84.56° F)
  • a week ago: 29.11° C (84.4° F)

This water temperature is comparable to that of a swimming pool, but it might be higher than most open water swimmers prefer for serious swimming. Make sure to drink plenty of water before and after swimming and don't wear a wetsuit to avoid overheating.

The average sea temperature for Cayenne on July 23rd over the last 10 years is 28.45° C (83.2° F), with a low temperature of 27.36° C (81.25° F) and a high of 29.67° C (85.41° F).

Analysis and forecast for Cayenne water temperatures

The water temperature in Cayenne today is higher than the average temperature of 28.45° C (83.2° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 23rd July 2023, was 29.13° C (84.43° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Cayenne over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
July 23 29.13° C 84.43° F
July 22 29.2° C 84.56° F
July 21 28.97° C 84.15° F
July 20 28.89° C 84° F
July 19 29° C 84.2° F
July 18 28.74° C 83.73° F
July 17 28.71° C 83.68° F
July 16 29.11° C 84.4° F
July 15 28.89° C 84° F
July 14 29.21° C 84.58° F
July 13 29.31° C 84.76° F
July 12 29.1° C 84.38° F
July 11 29.24° C 84.63° F
July 10 29.48° C 85.06° F
July 9 29.42° C 84.96° F
July 8 29.04° C 84.27° F
July 7 28.96° C 84.13° F
July 6 29.14° C 84.45° F
July 5 29.1° C 84.38° F
July 4 29.09° C 84.36° F
July 3 29.36° C 84.85° F
July 2 29.48° C 85.06° F
July 1 29.54° C 85.17° F
June 30 29.68° C 85.42° F
June 29 29.65° C 85.37° F
June 28 29.62° C 85.32° F
June 27 29.6° C 85.28° F
June 26 29.42° C 84.96° F
June 25 29.4° C 84.92° F
June 24 29.62° C 85.32° F
June 23 29.36° C 84.85° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Cayenne by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Cayenne.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Cayenne changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Cayenne map and nearby water temperatures

Locations near Cayenne

The highest temperature in French Guiana today is 29.18° C (84.52° F) in Cayenne. The lowest is in Mana, where the temperature of the water is 28.37° C (83.06° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Cayenne?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Cayenne because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Cayenne as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Cayenne comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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