Sao Tome and Principe weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Sao Tome and Principe

The best time to visit in Sao Tome and Principe is from January until September and December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Sao Tome and Principe is 29°C in March and the lowest is 25°C in July.

Sao Tome and Principe has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 29 29 28 26 25 25 26 26 27 27
Precipitation (mm) 125 96 107 78 84 19 8 16 28 204 214 143

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14 day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

The weather for in Sao Tome and Principe will be 26° till 27° 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 Sao Tome and Principe is based on the weather conditions in the city of São Tomé.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
28° 0.7 mm 20% 4 m/s 9
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
28° 0.4 mm 15% 2 m/s 6
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 4.0 mm 55% 4 m/s 7
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 8.9 mm 75% 4 m/s 5
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 11.2 mm 80% 4 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 2.1 mm 40% 4 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
28° 17.4 mm 85% 3 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 6.1 mm 65% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 4.1 mm 60% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 6.9 mm 70% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
28° 10.6 mm 80% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
28° 1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 0.9 mm 25% 3 m/s 1

Climate Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Sao Tome and Principe is 27° degrees and there is about 1120 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 86 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Sao Tome and Principe

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 29 29 28 26 25 25 26 26 27 27
Night temp. (°C) 27 28 28 28 27 25 24 24 25 26 26 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 125 96 107 78 84 19 8 16 28 204 214 143
Days with rain 27 23 24 21 19 6 6 10 14 24 26 28
Dry days 4 5 7 9 12 24 25 21 16 7 4 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 8 6 6 5 5 7 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: São Tomé

Sao Tome and Principe weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sao Tome and Principe?

Sao Tome and Principe lies in a straight line about 15,290 km from New Zealand (Wellington → São Tomé).

How long is the flight to Sao Tome and Principe?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Sao Tome and Principe is approximately 19 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Sao Tome and Principe?

These are the largest airports in Sao Tome and Principe:

How many inhabitants are there in Sao Tome and Principe?

Sao Tome and Principe has approximately 187,356 inhabitants.

How big is Sao Tome and Principe?

The area of Sao Tome and Principe is around 1,001 km². It is 268x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Sao Tome and Principe?

The capital of Sao Tome and Principe is São Tomé.

What is the currency of Sao Tome and Principe?

In Sao Tome and Principe the São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra (STD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 October 2021

  • 1 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 14,543.78 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.000 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra
  • 10 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 145,437.82 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.001 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra
  • 100 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 1,454,378.17 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 0.007 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra

What is the area code of Sao Tome and Principe?

The area code to call Sao Tome and Principe is +239.