In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) in Sao Tome, São Tomé and Príncipe. The weather at night in the winter, which is around July-time, can get down to a minimum of 18℃ (64℉) in Sao Tome. Other destinations in São Tomé and Príncipe can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.
If you’re keen to see the sights of São Tomé and Príncipe during the day, the sun stays up the longest around March. The wet season in São Tomé and Príncipe falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.For more information about when to travel to São Tomé and Príncipe, the monthly weather breakdown for the top travel destinations, and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.
São Tomé and Príncipe seasons
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. São Tomé and Príncipe is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in São Tomé and Príncipe
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|