Cayenne, French Guiana

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The capital city of the former French penal colony French Guiana, Cayenne now exists as a diverse blend of Haitian, Brazilian, European and Asian cultures. It is renowned for its yearly carnival, which begins on the first Sunday after New Year’s Day and continues with all-night costume balls and weekly parades until Mardi Gras, and for the hot pepper to which it gives its name.

Language: French     Currency: Euro (EUR), US dollar (US$)

Cayenne, French Guiana Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)

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High 84 84 84 86 84 88 88 90 90 90 88 86
Low 73 73 73 75 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
Average 79 79 79 81 79 81 81 82 82 82 81 81
Temperature (Celsius)

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High 29 29 29 30 29 31 31 32 32 32 31 30
Low 23 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Average 26 26 26 27 26 27 27 28 28 28 27 27
Precipitation

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Inches 17 17 17 19 23 18 11 6 1 2 5 12
Centimeters 43 43 43 48 58 46 28 15 3 5 13 30
Precipitation Days

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