Best time to visit, weather and climate Gabon

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 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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Gabon per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
115
mm
119
mm
143
mm
129
mm
112
mm
29
mm
5
mm
6
mm
40
mm
181
mm
192
mm
141
mm
Climate data from: Libreville


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.


Climate Gabon

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Night 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Precip 115
mm
119
mm
143
mm
129
mm
112
mm
29
mm
5
mm
6
mm
40
mm
181
mm
192
mm
141
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 9 8 8 8 7 6 5 5 6 7 8
Wind force
in 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
 

Weather Gabon january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In january there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon february

On average, it is maximum 30° in february in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In february there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Gabon and at least around 26° degrees. In march there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon april

On average, it is maximum 30° in april in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 129 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon may

On average, it is maximum 29° in may in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 112 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Gabon and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Gabon and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Gabon and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon september

On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon october

On average, it is maximum 28° in october in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 181 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Gabon and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 192 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Gabon.

Weather Gabon december

On average, it is maximum 29° in december in Gabon and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Gabon.

14 day weather forecast Gabon

The weather for Libreville in Gabon will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

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About Gabon

Gabon is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Libreville. The total surface is 267.667 km² with 885 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.025.137 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller New Zealand. If you want to call Gabon you have to use +241 or 00241 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 +2415012457809 or 002415012457809.

Gabon is in a straight line at 15.035 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 19 hours20.

Flight tickets to Gabon

Gabon has 7 airports which you can fly to:

  • Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport
    Libreville
  • Port Gentil Airport
    Port-Gentil
  • Oyem Airport
    Oyem
  • M'Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport
    Franceville
  • Mouilla Ville Airport
    Mouila
  • Makokou Airport
    Makokou
  • Koulamoutou Mabimbi Airport
    Koulamoutou

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Currency Gabon

In Gabon the CFA franc BEAC is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFA franc BEAC (XAF) 24 june 2021

1 CFA franc BEAC = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 CFA franc BEAC = 0,26 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 381,92 CFA franc BEAC
100 New Zealand dollar = 38.192,04 CFA franc BEAC

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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.

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Time difference Gabon

In Gabon it is now 16:38 o’clock in the afternoon on wednesday 23 june 2021. That is 11 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Gabon is Africa/Libreville and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.