Equatorial Guinea weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Equatorial Guinea.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Equatorial Guinea. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Equatorial Guinea (Malabo) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Equatorial Guinea weather overview

Equatorial Guinea is a small country which borders the Gulf of Guinea to the south of Cameroon and shares its warm, wet climate. Its offshore island, Bioko, is particularly rainy because of its mountainous terrain. Rainfall levels are high and rain is possible at any time of the year although less likely during the relatively dry season from December to February.

High humidity, high temperatures and much cloud make for an oppressive environment throughout the year.

What to pack for Equatorial Guinea weather

Keep clothing light and take a good raincoat.

Which is the hottest month in Equatorial Guinea?

The hottest time of year in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Equatorial Guinea?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea with 450mm on average. There are normally 22 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Equatorial Guinea?

The sunniest time of year in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 46% of daylight hours; that's 6 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Equatorial Guinea?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in April when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

What is the time difference between Equatorial Guinea and the UK?

The time difference between Equatorial Guinea and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Equatorial Guinea?

The main language spoken in Equatorial Guinea is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Equatorial Guinea?

The currency in Equatorial Guinea is the Central African CFA Franc (XAF).

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Which plugs are used in Equatorial Guinea?

Equatorial Guinea uses electrical plug type C + E (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Equatorial Guinea?

They drive on the right side of the road in Equatorial Guinea.

Do you need a visa for Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Equatorial Guinea.

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Compare Equatorial Guinea weather with the USA

Below the Equatorial Guinea weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Equatorial Guinea (Malabo) and the USA (Washington).

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