Cameroon
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Cameroon

To go to Cameroon, the best time to visit is January, March through September and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Cameroon, February is the warmest month with 91°F and the most cold month is 81°F in July.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Cameroon, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Cameroon by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 90 91 90 88 86 83 81 81 81 82 85 88
Precipitation (inch) 8 18 30 35 36 21 16 15 25 71 48 13

Weather data from: Yaoundé




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Cameroon weather

The weather for Cameroon over the next 14 days will be 68°F till 81° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

5-day weather forecast Cameroon

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Thursday
29 september
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75°F
66°F
3.1 in
2 m/s
Friday
30 september
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75°F
66°F
2.5 in
2 m/s
Saturday
1 october
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77°F
64°F
5.3 in
2 m/s
Sunday
2 october
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77°F
66°F
3.6 in
2 m/s
Monday
3 october
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68°F
64°F
5.4 in
1 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Cameroon


Climate Cameroon

Cameroon has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Cameroon is 56° degrees and there is about 336 inch 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.

Cameroon

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 90 91 90 88 86 83 81 81 81 82 85 88
Night temp. (°F) 67 69 70 69 68 68 67 67 67 68 68 67
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 8 18 30 35 36 21 16 15 25 71 48 13
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

Weather data from: Yaoundé

Cameroon weather by month

What is the average Cameroon 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 Cameroon?

Cameroon lies in a straight line about 5,696 miles 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.

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What are the largest airports in Cameroon?

These are the largest airports in Cameroon:

  • Douala International Airport (DLA) in Douala
  • Yaoundé Airport (YAO) in Yaoundé
  • Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport (NSI) in Yaoundé
  • Garoua International Airport (GOU) in Garoua
  • Salak Airport (MVR) in Maroua
  • N'Gaoundéré Airport (NGE) in Ngaoundéré

How many inhabitants does Cameroon have?

Cameroon has 23,794,164 inhabitants.

How big is Cameroon?

The surface area of Cameroon is 295,438 mi². It is 1,5x 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 29 September 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 552.30 CFA franc BEAC
  • 1 CFA franc BEAC = 0.002 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 55,229.88 CFA franc BEAC
  • 100 CFA franc BEAC = 0.18 US dollar

What is the area code of Cameroon?

The area code to call Cameroon is +237.