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Best time to visit Libreville, Gabon

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The best time to visit Libreville is July-September

Are you looking for the best time to visit Libreville? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Libreville is a great destination to visit almost all year round, July-September is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Libreville can rise to a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 22℃ (72℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 22℃ (71℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Libreville when the days are longest, you should visit in December. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Libreville, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

December

Libreville seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Libreville as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Libreville is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Libreville

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Libreville for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Libreville climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Libreville for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Libreville in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 121mm (5") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 135mm (5") over 26 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 154mm (6") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Libreville in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 173mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 156mm (6") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Libreville in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 205mm (8") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 226mm (9") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Libreville in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 163mm (6") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Libreville in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Libreville is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Libreville is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Libreville is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Libreville, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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