Average Weather in Mutengene Cameroon
In Mutengene, the wet season is warm and overcast, the dry season is hot and mostly cloudy, and it is oppressive year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 72°F to 88°F and is rarely below 70°F or above 92°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Mutengene for hot-weather activities is from late November to late January.
The hot season lasts for 3.0 months, from January 8 to April 9, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest day of the year is February 21, with an average high of 88°F and low of 74°F.
The cool season lasts for 2.5 months, from July 2 to September 18, with an average daily high temperature below 80°F. The coldest day of the year is October 22, with an average low of 72°F and high of 82°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
In Mutengene, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Mutengene begins around November 21 and lasts for 3.0 months, ending around February 20. On December 30, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 35% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 65% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around February 20 and lasts for 9.0 months, ending around November 21. On April 13, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 89% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 11% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Mutengene varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 7.8 months, from March 19 to November 12, with a greater than 42% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 78% on September 5.
The drier season lasts 4.2 months, from November 12 to March 19. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on December 29.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 78% on September 5.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Mutengene experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Mutengene. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 19, with an average total accumulation of 13.5 inches.
The least rain falls around January 2, with an average total accumulation of 0.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Mutengene does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 21 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 53 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 12 hours, 22 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:06 AM on October 27, and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 6:37 AM on February 5. The earliest sunset is at 6:05 PM on November 9, and the latest sunset is 34 minutes later at 6:38 PM on July 18.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Mutengene during 2018.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
The perceived humidity level in Mutengene, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 100% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Mutengene experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 12 to September 27, with average wind speeds of more than 5.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is August 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.9 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 8.5 months, from September 27 to June 12. The calmest day of the year is December 6, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Mutengene is from the west throughout the year.
Mutengene is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.7 months, from February 9 to May 31, with an average temperature above 83°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is April 18, with an average temperature of 85°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 2.1 months, from July 15 to September 18, with an average temperature below 80°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is August 7, with an average temperature of 79°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Mutengene throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Mutengene for general outdoor tourist activities are from late June to mid September and from mid November to late January, with a peak score in the last week of December.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Mutengene for hot-weather activities is from late November to late January, with a peak score in the last week of December.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
Temperatures in Mutengene are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 1.7 months, from December 27 to February 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 4.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is January 21, with an average of 4.7 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 1.2 months, from October 11 to November 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.6 kWh. The darkest day of the year is October 30, with an average of 3.3 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mutengene are 4.091 deg latitude, 9.314 deg longitude, and 679 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mutengene contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,227 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 760 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,192 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (13,225 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mutengene is covered by trees (33%), cropland (31%), grassland (21%), and shrubs (15%), within 10 miles by trees (30%) and cropland (28%), and within 50 miles by water (51%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mutengene, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Mutengene.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mutengene according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Mutengene is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mutengene and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .