The best times to visit Kribi for ideal weather are

November 19th to March 4th

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

 

 


Other Kribi Travel Info

Weather in Kribi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kribi vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 27th 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 Kribi, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 88.8°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Kribi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kribi 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.

Kribi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kribi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kribi 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.6 82.1 76.8
Feb 88.1 82.3 76.9
Mar 88.4 82.2 76.2
Apr 87.6 81.6 75.4
May 87.1 81.2 75.8
Jun 84.9 79.7 75.3
Jul 83 78 73.6
Aug 83.5 78.3 73.8
Sep 83.9 79.1 75.1
Oct 84.2 79.2 75.3
Nov 85.5 80.1 75.4
Dec 86.7 81.6 76.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.9 27.8 24.9
Feb 31.2 27.9 24.9
Mar 31.3 27.9 24.6
Apr 30.9 27.6 24.1
May 30.6 27.3 24.3
Jun 29.4 26.5 24.1
Jul 28.3 25.6 23.1
Aug 28.6 25.7 23.2
Sep 28.8 26.2 23.9
Oct 29 26.2 24.1
Nov 29.7 26.7 24.1
Dec 30.4 27.6 24.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kribi are July, June, and then January. 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 Kribi? 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 Kribi.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.7
Feb 6% 0 2.5
Mar 11% 0 2.6
Apr 14% 0 3.4
May 10% 0 2.3
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 9% 0 2.3
Oct 19% 0 4.6
Nov 13% 0 4.7
Dec 4% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 1.8
Feb 6 0 6.4
Mar 11 0 6.6
Apr 14 0 8.6
May 10 0 5.8
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 9 0 5.8
Oct 19 0 11.7
Nov 13 0 11.9
Dec 4 0 5.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Kribi has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (77.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (84.5%).

Wind in Kribi is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 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 to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.4 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.6 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.2 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.9%
Feb 78.9%
Mar 79.7%
Apr 81.1%
May 82.6%
Jun 79.4%
Jul 77.5%
Aug 77.9%
Sep 82.1%
Oct 84.5%
Nov 83.4%
Dec 80.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kribi?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Cameroon; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kribi, Cameroon 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 Kribi 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 Kribi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 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 the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Kribi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°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 Kribi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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