Cameroon weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Cameroon

The best time to visit in Cameroon is from January until September and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cameroon is 33°C in February and the lowest is 27°C in July.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 32 33 32 31 30 28 27 27 27 28 29 31
Precipitation (mm) 21 45 77 90 92 54 40 38 63 181 121 32
Climate data from city: Yaoundé

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14 day weather forecast Cameroon

The weather for in Cameroon will be 28° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Cameroon is based on the weather conditions in the city of Yaoundé.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
13.3 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
18°
8.9 mm 75% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
11.1 mm 80% 1 m/s 8
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
12.6 mm 80% 1 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
4.8 mm 60% 1 m/s 6
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
4.3 mm 60% 1 m/s 5
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
15.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
7.1 mm 70% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0.4 mm 15% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
13.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
11.1 mm 80% 1 m/s 1
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0.6 mm 15% 1 m/s 1

Climate Cameroon

Cameroon has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Cameroon is 30° degrees and there is about 854 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 75 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Cameroon

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 32 33 32 31 30 28 27 27 27 28 29 31
Night temp. (°C) 20 21 21 21 20 20 19 20 20 20 20 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 45 77 90 92 54 40 38 63 181 121 32
Days with rain 15 18 26 27 27 22 18 19 23 29 25 15
Dry days 16 10 5 3 4 8 13 12 7 2 5 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 8 8 7 6 5 6 6 7 10
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 6 6 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6
Climate data from city: Yaoundé

Cameroon weather by month

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

Cameroon lies in a straight line about 9,168 km from United States (New York → Yaoundé).

How long is the flight to Cameroon?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Cameroon is approximately 16 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Cameroon?

These are the largest airports in Cameroon:

How many inhabitants are there in Cameroon?

Cameroon has approximately 23,794,164 inhabitants.

How big is Cameroon?

The area of Cameroon is around 475,440 km². It is 2x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Cameroon?

The capital of Cameroon is Yaoundé.

What is the currency of Cameroon?

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

Exchange rates on 25 October 2021

  • 1 CFA franc BEAC = 552.30 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.002 CFA franc BEAC
  • 10 CFA franc BEAC = 5,522.99 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.018 CFA franc BEAC
  • 100 CFA franc BEAC = 55,229.88 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.18 CFA franc BEAC

What is the area code of Cameroon?

The area code to call Cameroon is +237.