The best times to visit Sanaga-Maritime for ideal weather are

December 10th to February 4th

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



Other Sanaga-Maritime Travel Info

Weather in Sanaga-Maritime


Average temperatures in Sanaga-Maritime vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 5th 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 Sanaga-Maritime, 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 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.9°F (24.9°C) at night.

Sanaga-Maritime Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sanaga-Maritime Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Sanaga-Maritime Perceived Temperature (F)


Sanaga-Maritime Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sanaga-Maritime 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 91.2 82.1 75.5
Feb 91.2 82.5 76.3
Mar 91.1 82.4 75.7
Apr 90.5 81.5 74.9
May 89.9 81.3 74.9
Jun 85.9 79.2 74.6
Jul 82.8 77.4 73.9
Aug 82.5 77.3 74
Sep 84.8 78.4 74.1
Oct 86.9 79.2 73.9
Nov 88.5 80.4 74.6
Dec 90.2 81.8 75.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.9 27.8 24.2
Feb 32.9 28.1 24.6
Mar 32.8 28 24.3
Apr 32.5 27.5 23.8
May 32.2 27.4 23.8
Jun 29.9 26.2 23.7
Jul 28.2 25.2 23.3
Aug 28.1 25.2 23.3
Sep 29.3 25.8 23.4
Oct 30.5 26.2 23.3
Nov 31.4 26.9 23.7
Dec 32.3 27.7 24.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sanaga-Maritime 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 mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Sanaga-Maritime? 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 Sanaga-Maritime.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sanaga-Maritime (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 1.9
Feb 18% 0 3.7
Mar 27% 0 5.9
Apr 32% 0 9.2
May 35% 0 7.1
Jun 53% 0 15.3
Jul 55% 0 18.2
Aug 68% 0 22.7
Sep 59% 0 22.4
Oct 48% 0 13.7
Nov 30% 0 6.8
Dec 7% 0 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 4.8
Feb 18 0 9.4
Mar 27 0 15
Apr 32 0 23.4
May 35 0 18
Jun 53 0 38.9
Jul 55 0 46.2
Aug 68 0 57.7
Sep 59 0 56.9
Oct 48 0 34.8
Nov 30 0 17.3
Dec 7 0 4.6


Humidity and Wind

Sanaga-Maritime has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (79% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (89.7%).

Wind in Sanaga-Maritime is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by March and June. August’s average wind speed of around 2.9 knots (3.3 MPH or 5.3 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 9.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sanaga-Maritime.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.3 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.2 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79%
Feb 79.3%
Mar 79.7%
Apr 80.8%
May 81.8%
Jun 86.1%
Jul 88.6%
Aug 89.7%
Sep 87.2%
Oct 84.8%
Nov 83.7%
Dec 80.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sanaga-Maritime?

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 Sanaga-Maritime, 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 Sanaga-Maritime 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

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 Sanaga-Maritime Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 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 most precipitation with 16 to 21 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Sanaga-Maritime, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 83.6°F (28.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 18 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 Sanaga-Maritime to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 89.3°F (31.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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