Weather, climate and best time to go to Sao Tome and Principe

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

Best time to go to Sao Tome and Principe

Best time to go to Sao Tome and Principe

The best time to go to Sao Tome and Principe is from june until september, in which you have a warm temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sao Tome and Principe is 32° in february and the lowest is 28° in july.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 31° 157 mm
Feb 32° 130 mm
Mar 32° 134 mm
Apr 32° 141 mm
May 31° 176 mm
Jun 30° 34 mm
Jul 28° 9 mm
Aug 28° 27 mm
Sep 29° 53 mm
Oct 30° 252 mm
Nov 31° 320 mm
Dec 31° 181 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 Sao Tome and Principe? Go to the full climate information about Sao Tome and Principe

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 Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe.

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Climate Sao Tome and Principe

Climate Sao Tome and Principe

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for São Tomé in Sao Tome and Principe per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 31° 26° 157 mm 26 5 2 7
Feb 32° 27° 130 mm 23 5 2 7
Mar 32° 27° 134 mm 26 5 2 7
Apr 32° 27° 141 mm 22 8 2 7
May 31° 27° 176 mm 21 10 3 6
Jun 30° 25° 34 mm 9 21 3 6
Jul 28° 23° 9 mm 8 23 3 6
Aug 28° 24° 27 mm 13 18 3 6
Sep 29° 25° 53 mm 16 14 3 6
Oct 30° 25° 252 mm 24 7 3 6
Nov 31° 26° 320 mm 27 3 3 6
Dec 31° 26° 181 mm 27 4 2 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 31° in january in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 26° degrees. In january there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 157 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 32° in february in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In february there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 130 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 32° in march in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In march there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 134 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 176 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

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

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

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

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

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

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

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

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 252 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 320 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 26° degrees. In december there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 181 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

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Weather statistics Sao Tome and Principe

Weather statistics Sao Tome and Principe

View all weather statistics from Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

14 day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

The weather for São Tomé in Sao Tome and Principe will be 23° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 23° 23° 24° 23° 23° 23° 23°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 30% 15% 15% 15% 10% 10% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 2.3mm 1.2mm 1.0mm 1.2mm 0.6mm 0.8mm 0.8mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 5 3 3 3 4 4
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 23° 23° 23° 24° 25° 25° 25°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 22° 24° 25° 24° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 10% 10% 10% 15% 15% 15% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 0.8mm 0.8mm 0.6mm 0.4mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 4 4 4 6 4
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About Sao Tome and Principe

About Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is São Tomé. It is 1.001 km² with 209 km of coastline and has a population of 187.356. In terms of area, the country is 30x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call Sao Tome and Principe you have to use +239 or 00239 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 +2395012457809 or 002395012457809.


Sao Tome and Principe is in a straight line at 5.726 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hour and 10 min.

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Time difference Sao Tome and Principe

Time difference Sao Tome and Principe

In Sao Tome and Principe it is now 16:19 hour in the afternoon on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Sao Tome and Principe is Africa/Sao_Tome and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Sao Tome and Principe

Vaccinations Sao Tome and Principe

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • 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 Sao Tome and Principe.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Sao Tome and Principe

Currency Sao Tome and Principe

In Sao Tome and Principe the Santomese dobra is used to pay.

Exchange rate Santomese dobra op
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20 2018

1 Santomese dobra = € 0,00 euro
100 Santomese dobra = € 0,00 euro

1 euro = 24.324,17 Santomese dobra
100 euro = 2.432.417,49 Santomese dobra

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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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:

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