Gabon
Weather, climate and best time to visit


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 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 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 Gabon weather 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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Gabon weather

The Gabon weather for will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day. The water temperature is 34°C.

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

5-day weather forecast Gabon

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View the 14 day weather forecast for Gabon


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.

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 Gabon weather like in a given month? 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 28 June 2022

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

What is the area code of Gabon?

The area code to call Gabon is +241.