Democratic Republic of the Congo weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Democratic Republic of the Congo

The best time to visit in Democratic Republic of the Congo is from January until December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Democratic Republic of the Congo is 33°C in August and the lowest is 30°C in November.

Democratic Republic of the Congo has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Democratic Republic of the Congo or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Democratic Republic of the Congo by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 33 31 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 78 75 64 59 59 7 1 6 27 100 91 101

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14 day weather forecast Democratic Republic of the Congo

The weather for in Democratic Republic of the Congo will be 34° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Democratic Republic of the Congo is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kinshasa.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0.4 mm 15% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
8.0 mm 75% 2 m/s 7
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
0.9 mm 25% 1 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
5.1 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
1.3 mm 30% 1 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
8.4 mm 75% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
12.0 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
6.5 mm 70% 2 m/s 6
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
5.6 mm 65% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
19.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
4.4 mm 60% 1 m/s 1
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
3.5 mm 55% 1 m/s 1

Climate Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Democratic Republic of the Congo is 31° degrees and there is about 668 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 161 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 33 31 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 22 22 22 21 21 22 23 22 22 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 78 75 64 59 59 7 1 6 27 100 91 101
Days with rain 22 19 21 19 18 6 2 5 12 21 20 23
Dry days 9 9 10 11 13 24 29 26 18 10 10 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 9 9 7 9 9 9 7 7 9
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
UV-index 7 6 6 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of the Congo weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Democratic Republic of the Congo? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Democratic Republic of the Congo lies in a straight line about 3,341 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Kinshasa).

How long is the flight to Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Democratic Republic of the Congo is approximately 5 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Democratic Republic of the Congo?

These are the largest airports in Democratic Republic of the Congo:

How many inhabitants are there in Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Democratic Republic of the Congo has approximately 81,339,900 inhabitants.

How big is Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The area of Democratic Republic of the Congo is around 2,345,410 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The capital of Democratic Republic of the Congo is Kinshasa.

What is the currency of Democratic Republic of the Congo?

In Democratic Republic of the Congo the Congolese franc (CDF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Congolese franc = 127.47 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.008 Congolese franc
  • 10 Congolese franc = 1,274.71 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.078 Congolese franc
  • 100 Congolese franc = 12,747.08 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.78 Congolese franc

What is the area code of Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The area code to call Democratic Republic of the Congo is +242.