Climate and Average Weather in Equatorial Guinea

Despite the name, no part of Equatorial Guinea's territory lies on the equator. The whole country lies within the Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests ecoregion except for patches of Central African mangroves on the coast. Equatorial Guinea has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. Maximum temperatures are fairly constant. From June to August, Río Muni is dry and Bioko wet; from December to February, the reverse occurs.

If you travel to the island of Bioko, which includes the capital Malabo, the period December to mid-March is the best travel time. This is the drier period. From the second half of March onward, the amount of rain increases considerably with May, June, September and October as the wettest months.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information for Equatorial Guinea?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year

Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.

Places in Equatorial Guinea

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