Gabon weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Gabon

The best time to visit in Gabon is from January until September and December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Gabon is 30°C in February and the lowest is 27°C in July.

Gabon has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Gabon 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 Gabon by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 28 28 28 29
Precipitation (mm) 115 119 143 129 112 29 5 6 40 181 192 141
Climate data from city: Libreville

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14 day weather forecast Gabon

The weather for in Gabon will be 31° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Gabon is based on the weather conditions in the city of Libreville.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
28° 10.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
28° 1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
28° 13.6 mm 80% 3 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
28° 33.2 mm 90% 2 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
28° 0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
28° 13.9 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
28° 12.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
28° 16.6 mm 85% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
28° 10.7 mm 80% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
28° 1.4 mm 30% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
28° 11.3 mm 80% 3 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
28° 9.0 mm 75% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
28° 9.4 mm 75% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 1

Climate Gabon

Gabon has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Gabon is 28° degrees and there is about 1211 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 86 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Gabon

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 28 28 28 29
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 26 25 25 23 22 23 24 24 24 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 115 119 143 129 112 29 5 6 40 181 192 141
Days with rain 30 26 29 27 25 12 5 6 17 28 28 30
Dry days 1 2 2 3 6 18 26 25 13 3 2 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 8 8 8 7 6 5 5 6 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Climate data from city: Libreville

Gabon weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Gabon? 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 Gabon?

Gabon lies in a straight line about 3,751 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Libreville).

How long is the flight to Gabon?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Gabon is approximately 5 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Gabon?

These are the largest airports in Gabon:

How many inhabitants are there in Gabon?

Gabon has approximately 2,025,137 inhabitants.

How big is Gabon?

The area of Gabon is around 267,667 km². It is 5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Gabon?

The capital of Gabon is Libreville.

What is the currency of Gabon?

In Gabon the CFA franc BEAC (XAF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 October 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 Gabon?

The area code to call Gabon is +241.