Yaoundé, Cameroon: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Yaoundé, Cameroon? If you're planning to go to Yaoundé, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Yaoundé, Cameroon

Based on the climate and weather in Yaoundé, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Yaoundé, Cameroon by month

January

If you go to Yaoundé in January, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February in Yaoundé is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

March

March in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

April

Traveling to Yaoundé in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

If you are traveling to Yaoundé in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

June

June in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

If you are traveling to Yaoundé in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

August for Yaoundé is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

September

September in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

October

October in Yaoundé is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

November

If you are traveling to Yaoundé in November, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

December

December here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Yaoundé, Cameroon

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yaoundé, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Yaoundé
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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