Weather, climate and best time to go to Cameroon

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Cameroon

Best time to go to Cameroon

Best time to go to Cameroon

The best time to go to Cameroon is in january and february and december, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cameroon is 33° in january and the lowest is 28° in july.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cameroon or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Cameroon
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 33° 54 mm
Feb 33° 118 mm
Mar 33° 186 mm
Apr 32° 297 mm
May 31° 321 mm
Jun 29° 252 mm
Jul 28° 217 mm
Aug 28° 182 mm
Sep 28° 211 mm
Oct 29° 429 mm
Nov 30° 279 mm
Dec 31° 97 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Cameroon? Go to the full climate information about Cameroon

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Cameroon indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Cameroon.

Best warm months
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Climate Cameroon

Climate Cameroon

In Cameroon there are 4 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate, tropical monsoon climate, hot semi-arid climate and hot desert climate. The average annual temperature for Cameroon is 30° degrees and there is 2643 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 14 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Yaoundé in Cameroon per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 33° 21° 54 mm 21 10 1 7
Feb 33° 22° 118 mm 23 5 1 6
Mar 33° 22° 186 mm 30 1 1 7
Apr 32° 23° 297 mm 30 0 1 6
May 31° 22° 321 mm 31 0 1 6
Jun 29° 21° 252 mm 30 0 1 6
Jul 28° 20° 217 mm 31 0 1 5
Aug 28° 20° 182 mm 31 0 1 5
Sep 28° 21° 211 mm 30 0 1 5
Oct 29° 21° 429 mm 31 0 1 6
Nov 30° 22° 279 mm 28 2 1 6
Dec 31° 22° 97 mm 21 10 1 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 33° in january in Cameroon and at least around 21° degrees. In january there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Cameroon.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Cameroon and at least around 22° degrees. In february there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 118 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Cameroon.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 33° in march in Cameroon and at least around 22° degrees. In march there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 186 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Cameroon.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Cameroon and at least around 23° degrees. In april there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 297 mm

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Cameroon and at least around 22° degrees. In may there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 321 mm

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Cameroon and at least around 21° degrees. In june there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 252 mm

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Cameroon and at least around 20° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 217 mm

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Cameroon and at least around 20° degrees. In august there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 182 mm

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Cameroon and at least around 21° degrees. In september there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 211 mm

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Cameroon and at least around 21° degrees. In october there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 429 mm

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Cameroon and at least around 22° degrees. In november there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 279 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Cameroon.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Cameroon and at least around 22° degrees. In december there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Cameroon.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Cameroon

Weather statistics Cameroon

View all weather statistics from Cameroon per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Cameroon and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Cameroon

14 day weather forecast Cameroon

The weather for Yaoundé in Cameroon will be 25° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Onweer met regen Light doucheregen Betrokken wolken Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen Regen
Max (°C) 24° 25° 27° 28° 27° 26° 26°
Min (°C) 19° 18° 18° 19° 19° 19° 20°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 75% 50% 45% 60% 65% 55% 70%
Rainfall (mm) 16.1mm 6.3mm 4.9mm 9.5mm 10.6mm 7.1mm 13.0mm
UV-index
UV-index 6 4 3 5 3 4 5
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Light doucheregen Onweer met regen Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Regen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 27° 27° 27° 25° 27° 25° 28°
Min (°C) 20° 19° 20° 20° 20° 20° 20°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 50% 55% 30% 45% 25% 65% 45%
Rainfall (mm) 6.0mm 6.8mm 2.4mm 5.0mm 1.9mm 10.1mm 5.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 4 3 3 4 3 3
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About Cameroon

About Cameroon

Cameroon is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Yaoundé. It is 475.440 km² with 402 km of coastline and has a population of 23.794.164. In terms of area, the country is 16x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Cameroon you have to use +237 or 00237 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 +2375012457809 or 002375012457809.


Cameroon is in a straight line at 5.408 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hour and 30 min.

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Time difference Cameroon

Time difference Cameroon

In Cameroon it is now 17:48 hour in the afternoon on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Cameroon is Africa/Douala and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Cameroon

Vaccinations Cameroon

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 Cameroon.

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

Currency Cameroon

In Cameroon the Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank op
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21 2018

1 Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,00 euro
100 Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,15 euro

1 euro = 658,69 Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank
100 euro = 65.868,70 Centraal-Afrikaanse CFA-frank

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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