Weather in October in Gabon

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October in Gabon. Is this month a good time to go to Gabon? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Gabon in October?

The weather in Gabon in October ranges from poor to unpleasant depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Mayumba with 28°C (82°F) to very warm temperatures in Lambarene with 31°C (88°F). It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from heavy in Port-Gentil with 182mm (7.2inch) rainfall to heavy in Libreville with 431mm (17inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 116 hours of sunshine in Libreville during the whole month.

Where to go in Gabon in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Gabon 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 Gabon

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Gabon?

Average weather in Libreville

In October Libreville generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Libreville
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 74°F 
99 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
15 days 
28°C / 82°F 
24°C / 74°F 
116 hours 
431mm / 17inch 
24 days 
poor 
29°C / 83°F 
24°C / 74°F 
137 hours 
492mm / 19inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Libreville

Average weather in Pointe Denis

In October Pointe Denis generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Pointe Denis
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 74°F 
99 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
15 days 
28°C / 82°F 
24°C / 74°F 
116 hours 
431mm / 17inch 
24 days 
poor 
29°C / 83°F 
24°C / 74°F 
137 hours 
492mm / 19inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Pointe Denis

Average weather in Port-Gentil

In October Port-Gentil generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Port-Gentil
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 74°F 
127 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
9 days 
29°C / 83°F 
24°C / 75°F 
119 hours 
182mm / 7.2inch 
17 days 
29°C / 84°F 
24°C / 75°F 
117 hours 
355mm / 14inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Port-Gentil

Average weather in Makokou

In October Makokou generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Makokou
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
85 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
10 days 
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
139 hours 
316mm / 12inch 
21 days 
poor 
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
135 hours 
238mm / 9.4inch 
18 days 
Climate in Makokou

Average weather in Mayumba

In October Mayumba generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Mayumba
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 80°F 
21°C / 70°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
14 days 
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
216mm / 8.5inch 
19 days 
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
337mm / 13inch 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Mayumba

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Gabon.

Is October the best time to go to Gabon?

In our opinion October is not the best time to visit Gabon with commonly poor weather in Libreville.

On average the best time to visit Gabon is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in Libreville. The worst months are February, March, April, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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