Central African Republic weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Central African Republic

The best time to visit in Central African Republic is from January until December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Central African Republic is 37°C in January and the lowest is 30°C in July.

Central African Republic has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Central African Republic or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Central African Republic by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 37 37 36 34 33 31 30 30 30 30 33 35
Precipitation (mm) 3 18 53 61 70 80 94 129 117 102 24 2

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14 day weather forecast Central African Republic

The weather for in Central African Republic will be 29° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Central African Republic is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bangui.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
7.9 mm 75% 1 m/s 5
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 4
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
2.3 mm 45% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 11
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
9.6 mm 75% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
6.2 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
4.6 mm 60% 1 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
5.6 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
5.4 mm 65% 2 m/s 6
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
16.5 mm 85% 2 m/s 3
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
2.4 mm 45% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
8.8 mm 75% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
3.3 mm 50% 1 m/s 1

Climate Central African Republic

Central African Republic has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Central African Republic is 33° degrees and there is about 753 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 156 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Central African Republic

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 37 37 36 34 33 31 30 30 30 30 33 35
Night temp. (°C) 21 23 24 23 22 21 21 20 21 21 21 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 18 53 61 70 80 94 129 117 102 24 2
Days with rain 1 7 13 17 19 22 25 27 27 25 9 2
Dry days 30 21 18 13 12 8 6 4 3 6 21 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 8 9 9 9 9 11 9 8 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Climate data from city: Bangui

Central African Republic weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Central African Republic? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Central African Republic?

Central African Republic lies in a straight line about 4,515 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bangui).

How long is the flight to Central African Republic?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Central African Republic is approximately 7 hours.

What are the largest airports in Central African Republic?

These are the largest airports in Central African Republic:

  • Bangui M'Poko International Airport – Bangui

How many inhabitants are there in Central African Republic?

Central African Republic has approximately 4,659,080 inhabitants.

How big is Central African Republic?

The area of Central African Republic is around 622,984 km². It is 2x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Central African Republic?

The capital of Central African Republic is Bangui.

What is the currency of Central African Republic?

In Central African Republic the CFA franc BEAC (XAF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 CFA franc BEAC = 35.81 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.028 CFA franc BEAC
  • 10 CFA franc BEAC = 358.10 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.28 CFA franc BEAC
  • 100 CFA franc BEAC = 3,580.98 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 2.79 CFA franc BEAC

What is the area code of Central African Republic?

The area code to call Central African Republic is +236.