The best times to visit Equatorial Guinea for ideal weather are

November 19th to March 25th

or

June 4th to August 5th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Equatorial Guinea Travel Info

Weather in Equatorial Guinea

Temperature

Average temperatures in Equatorial Guinea vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Equatorial Guinea, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.4°F (24.7°C) at night.

Equatorial Guinea Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Equatorial Guinea Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Equatorial Guinea Perceived Temperature (F)

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Equatorial Guinea Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Equatorial Guinea Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan87.681.375.2
Feb88.38276
Mar88.481.975.8
Apr87.681.275
May87.280.875.1
Jun84.779.174.5
Jul82.877.673.5
Aug82.877.773.6
Sep83.378.274.2
Oct83.978.674.3
Nov85.579.674.4
Dec86.980.974.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.927.424
Feb31.327.824.4
Mar31.327.724.3
Apr30.927.323.9
May30.727.123.9
Jun29.326.223.6
Jul28.225.323.1
Aug28.225.423.1
Sep28.525.723.4
Oct28.825.923.5
Nov29.726.423.6
Dec30.527.223.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Equatorial Guinea are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Equatorial Guinea? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Equatorial Guinea.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Equatorial Guinea (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan1%00.4
Feb4%01.4
Mar7%01.4
Apr12%03.3
May14%03.2
Jun9%01.7
Jul8%01.9
Aug14%03
Sep21%05.2
Oct21%03.8
Nov10%03.4
Dec3%01.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan101
Feb403.6
Mar703.6
Apr1208.4
May1408.1
Jun904.3
Jul804.8
Aug1407.6
Sep21013.2
Oct2109.7
Nov1008.6
Dec304.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Equatorial Guinea has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (77.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (85.9%).

Wind in Equatorial Guinea is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.1 MPH or 11.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 10.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Equatorial Guinea.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.6Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Feb5Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Mar4.7Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Apr4.4Light breeze10Gentle breeze
May4.3Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Jun4.9Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Jul5.5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Aug6.2Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Sep5.5Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
Oct4.7Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Nov4.3Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Dec4.3Light breeze8.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan77.9%
Feb78.4%
Mar79.5%
Apr81.2%
May83.2%
Jun82.7%
Jul82%
Aug82.6%
Sep85.2%
Oct85.9%
Nov84.5%
Dec79.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Equatorial Guinea?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Equatorial Guinea; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Equatorial Guinea is November, followed by December and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Equatorial Guinea in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.8 in January means 36.8% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Equatorial Guinea Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Equatorial Guinea, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.8°F (30.4°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Equatorial Guinea to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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