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

Climate data from city: São Tomé




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14 day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

The weather for Sao Tome and Principe will be 28° till 26° 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
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
24 january
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27°C
24°C
1.4 mm
30%
3 Bft
ZZW
2
Tuesday
25 january
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28°C
24°C
1.4 mm
30%
3 Bft
ZW
3
Wednesday
26 january
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27°C
24°C
2.1 mm
40%
4 Bft
ZZW
2
Thursday
27 january
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27°C
24°C
2.4 mm
45%
3 Bft
ZZW
2
Friday
28 january
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27°C
24°C
5.6 mm
65%
3 Bft
ZW
2
Saturday
29 january
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27°C
25°C
2.8 mm
50%
3 Bft
WZW
3
Sunday
30 january
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27°C
24°C
2.1 mm
40%
4 Bft
ZW
3
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
31 january
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27°C
24°C
1.3 mm
30%
4 Bft
ZW
3
Tuesday
1 february
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27°C
24°C
0.4 mm
15%
4 Bft
ZW
3
Wednesday
2 february
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28°C
24°C
0.4 mm
10%
3 Bft
ZW
3
Thursday
3 february
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28°C
24°C
1.1 mm
25%
3 Bft
ZW
3
Friday
4 february
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27°C
25°C
0.8 mm
20%
4 Bft
ZZW
3
Saturday
5 february
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26°C
24°C
0.8 mm
20%
4 Bft
ZZW
3
Sunday
6 february
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26°C
24°C
3.4 mm
55%
3 Bft
ZZW
3

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

What is the average weather like in a given month for Sao Tome and Principe? 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.


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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.

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 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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 January 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.