Cameroon weather in March

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in March in Cameroon. Is this month a good time to go to Cameroon? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Cameroon in March?

The weather conditions in Cameroon in March vary from unpleasant to pleasant depending on the destination.

During March in Cameroon, the average maximum temperature varies from high in Koundja with 29°C (84°F) to very high in Douala with 33°C (91°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Douala and 17°C (63°F) in Koundja. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in March varies from moderate in Ngaoundere with an average of 39mm (1.5inch) of rainfall to heavy in Kribi with 199mm (7.8inch). It is also generally a moderately sunny time of year with an average of 170 hours of sunshine in Douala during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to discover more about the various weather conditions around Cameroon.

Where to go in Cameroon in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Cameroon on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Cameroon

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in Cameroon?

Average weather in Douala

In March Douala generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Douala
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
178 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 75°F 
170 hours 
158mm / 6.2inch 
15 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
244mm / 9.6inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Douala

Average weather in Yaoundé

In March Yaoundé generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Yaoundé
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 69°F 
177 hours 
44mm / 1.7inch 
5 days 
31°C / 87°F 
20°C / 68°F 
172 hours 
132mm / 5.2inch 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
166 hours 
180mm / 7.1inch 
15 days 
Climate in Yaoundé

Average weather in Kribi

In March Kribi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Kribi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 76°F 
87mm / 3.4inch 
10 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
199mm / 7.8inch 
13 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
234mm / 9.2inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Kribi

Average weather in Limbe

In March Limbe generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Limbe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
178 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
8 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 75°F 
170 hours 
158mm / 6.2inch 
15 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
244mm / 9.6inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Limbe

Average weather in Bamenda

In March Bamenda generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (63°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bamenda
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
15°C / 59°F 
240 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
3 days 
29°C / 84°F 
17°C / 63°F 
218 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
11 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 63°F 
210 hours 
161mm / 6.3inch 
16 days 
Climate in Bamenda

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Is March the best time to go to Cameroon?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit Cameroon with commonly tolerable weather in Douala.

On average the best time to visit Cameroon is in December with generally perfect weather in Douala. The worst months are April, May, June, July, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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