Best time to visit, weather and climate Sao Tome and Principe
Best time to visit Sao Tome and Principe

Best time to visit Sao Tome and Principe

The best time to visit 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 Sao Tome and Principe is 29°C in march and the lowest is 25°C in july. The weather and climate of Sao Tome and Principe is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Sao Tome and Principe is an 7,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Sao Tome and Principe has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sao Tome and Principe or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C
125
mm
96
mm
107
mm
78
mm
84
mm
19
mm
8
mm
16
mm
28
mm
204
mm
214
mm
143
mm
Climate Sao Tome and Principe

Climate Sao Tome and Principe


Climate Sao Tome and Principe per Month

Climate Sao Tome and Principe per Month

Sao Tome and Principe has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C
Night 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 27°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C
Precip 125
mm
96
mm
107
mm
78
mm
84
mm
19
mm
8
mm
16
mm
28
mm
204
mm
214
mm
143
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 8 6 6 5 5 7 7 8
Wind force
in 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 Sao Tome and Principe january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In january there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 125 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 28° degrees. In february there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 28° degrees. In march there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 28° degrees. In april there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe may

On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe june

On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe july

On average, it is maximum 25° in july in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe august

On average, it is maximum 25° in august in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe october

On average, it is maximum 26° in october in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 204 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe november

On average, it is maximum 27° in november in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 214 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

Climate Sao Tome and Principe december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Sao Tome and Principe and at least around 27° degrees. In december there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sao Tome and Principe.

14 day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

14 day weather forecast Sao Tome and Principe

The weather for São Tomé in Sao Tome and Principe will be 26° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Sao Tome and Principe is based on the weather in São Tomé.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
7 Jun
Bewolkt 26°C 24°C 28°C 1.8 mm 40% 4m/s 5
Mo
8 Jun
Bewolkt 24°C 23°C 28°C 2.6 mm 45% 4m/s 3
Tu
9 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 1.8 mm 35% 5m/s 3
We
10 Jun
Broken wolken 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.6 mm 15% 5m/s 6
Th
11 Jun
Bewolkt 26°C 23°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 4
Fr
12 Jun
Broken wolken 25°C 22°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 5
Sa
13 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 22°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
14 Jun
Bewolkt 24°C 22°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 3
Mo
15 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 4
Tu
16 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 3
We
17 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.2 mm 20% 5m/s 4
Th
18 Jun
Bewolkt 24°C 23°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Fr
19 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 4
Sa
20 Jun
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 5m/s 4
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About Sao Tome and Principe

About Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe is in the continental part Africa and the capital is São Tomé. The total surface is 1.001 km² with 209 km of coastline and the population consists of 187.356 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 300x smaller than Philippines. If you want to call Sao Tome and Principe you have to use +239 or 00239 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2395012457809 or 002395012457809.

Sao Tome and Principe is in a straight line at 12.618 km distance from Manila. From Manila International Airport the flight time is about 15 hours50.

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Currency Sao Tome and Principe

Currency Sao Tome and Principe

In Sao Tome and Principe the São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra is used to pay.

Exchange rate São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra (STD) 7 june 2020

1 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 0,00 Philippine piso
100 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra = 0,23 Philippine piso

1 Philippine piso = 442,65 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra
100 Philippine piso = 44.264,86 São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra

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Time difference Sao Tome and Principe

Time difference Sao Tome and Principe

In Sao Tome and Principe it is now 08:52 o’clock in the morning on sunday 7 june 2020. That is 8 hour earlier than in Philippines. The time zone of Sao Tome and Principe is Africa/Sao_Tome and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Sao Tome and Principe

Vaccinations Sao Tome and Principe

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sao Tome and Principe.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)