Climate and clothing
The climate is tropical with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 32°C. The rainy season extends from mid-May to mid-November, when it is advisable to have a light raincoat or umbrella. Humidity is high (65%–90%) all year.
Light clothing is recommended. Offices, hotels and shops are fully air-conditioned and visitors may sometimes feel the need for a light jacket or a sweater.
For official functions, a business suit or national costume is suggested.