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Best time to visit Gabon

Best time to visit Gabon

The best time to visit 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 Gabon is 31°C in february and the lowest is 27°C in july. The weather and climate of Gabon is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Gabon is an 7,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Gabon has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Gabon or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Gabon per month

Climate data from: Libreville
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
30 31 31 31 30 28 27 28 29 29 29 29
MM
rain
115 mm 119 mm 143 mm 129 mm 112 mm 29 mm 5 mm 6 mm 40 mm 181 mm 192 mm 141 mm
Vacation Gabon

Vacation Gabon

Hotels and apartments in Gabon

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Climate Gabon

Climate Gabon

Climate Gabon per Month

Climate Gabon per Month
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Gabon has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
30 31 31 31 30 28 27 28 29 29 29 29
Night
min °C
25 25 26 25 25 23 22 23 24 24 24 25
MM
rain
115 mm 119 mm 143 mm 129 mm 112 mm 29 mm 5 mm 6 mm 40 mm 181 mm 192 mm 141 mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 9 8 8 8 7 6 5 5 6 7 8
Wind force
in 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 Gabon january

On average, it is maximum 30° in january in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In january there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon february

On average, it is maximum 31° in february in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In february there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon march

On average, it is maximum 31° in march in Gabon and at least around 26° degrees. In march there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 129 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 112 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Gabon and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Gabon and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Gabon and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 181 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon november

On average, it is maximum 29° in november in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 192 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Climate Gabon december

On average, it is maximum 29° in december in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Gabon.

14 day weather forecast Gabon

14 day weather forecast Gabon

The weather for Libreville in Gabon will be 29° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 29° 29° 30° 29° 28° 27° 29°
Min (°C) 23° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 23°
Rainfall (mm) 0.5
mm
0
mm
1.1
mm
0.5
mm
0.9
mm
2.6
mm
0.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 0% 25% 15% 25% 45% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 4 3 6 6 3 3 4

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
  Broken wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 29° 29° 29° 29° 27° 28° 26°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 24° 23° 23° 22° 23°
Rainfall (mm) 0.7
mm
1.9
mm
0.4
mm
0.1
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 40% 10% 20% 20% 0% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 4 7 3 5 4
About Gabon

About Gabon

Gabon is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Libreville. The total surface is 267.667 km² with 885 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.025.137 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 5x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Gabon you have to use +241 or 00241 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2415012457809 or 002415012457809.

Gabon is in a straight line at 3.751 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 5 hour and 50 min.

Time difference Gabon

Time difference Gabon

In Gabon it is now 13:48 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 19 august 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Gabon is Africa/Libreville and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency Gabon

Currency Gabon

In Gabon the CFA franc BEAC is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFA franc BEAC (XAF) 19 august 2019

1 CFA franc BEAC = 0,03 South African rand
100 CFA franc BEAC = 2,59 South African rand

1 South African rand = 38,67 CFA franc BEAC
100 South African rand = 3.866,77 CFA franc BEAC

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Vaccinations Gabon

Vaccinations Gabon

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Gabon.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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