Sao Tome and Principe
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Best time to visit Sao Tome and Principe

To go to Sao Tome and Principe, the best time to visit is February and April through September. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Sao Tome and Principe, March is the warmest month with 29°C and the most cold month is 25°C in July.

In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Sao Tome and Principe, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: São Tomé




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Climate Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe has a tropical savanna climate. 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 Sao Tome and Principe by month

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

Weather data from: São Tomé


Sao Tome and Principe weather by month

What is the average Sao Tome and Principe weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Sao Tome and Principe weather

The weather for Sao Tome and Principe over the next 14 days will be 27°C till 29° 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 in São Tomé.

5-day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Monday
28 november
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28°C
26°C
4.1 mm
2 m/s
Tuesday
29 november
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27°C
26°C
2.7 mm
3 m/s
Wednesday
30 november
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27°C
26°C
0.3 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
1 december
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28°C
26°C
0.9 mm
4 m/s
Friday
2 december
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28°C
26°C
4.9 mm
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Sao Tome and Principe


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sao Tome and Principe?

Sao Tome and Principe lies in a straight line about 12,618 km from Philippines (Manila → São Tomé).

How long is the flight to Sao Tome and Principe?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Sao Tome and Principe is approximately 15 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Sao Tome and Principe?

These are the largest airports in Sao Tome and Principe:

  • São Tomé International Airport (TMS) in São Tomé
  • Principe Airport (PCP)

How many inhabitants does Sao Tome and Principe have?

Sao Tome and Principe has 187,356 inhabitants.

How big is Sao Tome and Principe?

The surface area of Sao Tome and Principe is 1,001 km². It is 300x smaller than Philippines.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 435.53 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra
  • 1 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 0.002 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 43,552.89 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra
  • 100 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 0.23 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Sao Tome and Principe?

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

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