As its name suggests equatorial Guinea lies on the equator which means it has a tropical climate. The islands and the mainland generally experience high humidity, warm temperatures and heavy rainfall, but there are cloudy days throughout the year. Rainfall is particularly frequent from May to June and from September to October. Temperatures often average between 86-94°F during daytime and 62-68°F at night. There are two distinct seasons in Equatorial Guinea: dry and rainy. The wettest months are April to October, while December through March is the driest.

Best Time to Visit Equatorial Guinea

The best time to visit Equatorial Guinea is during the dry season from December to February. The climate is tropical all year round, but heavy rainfall should be expected most of the year. Lightweight, waterproof clothes are advisable and dark colors should be avoided because they attract mosquitoes.