Weather, climate and best time to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Democratic Republic of the Congo

Best time to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Best time to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo

The best time to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo is from june until september, in which you have a hot temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Democratic Republic of the Congo is 36° in august and the lowest is 31° in november.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Democratic Republic of the Congo or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Democratic Republic of the Congo
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 32° 167 mm
Feb 33° 174 mm
Mar 33° 180 mm
Apr 33° 232 mm
May 33° 163 mm
Jun 34° 23 mm
Jul 35° 2 mm
Aug 36° 16 mm
Sep 35° 120 mm
Oct 33° 302 mm
Nov 31° 284 mm
Dec 32° 256 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Democratic Republic of the Congo? Go to the full climate information about Democratic Republic of the Congo


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Holiday Democratic Republic of the Congo

Holiday Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hotels and apartments in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Climate Democratic Republic of the Congo

Climate Democratic Republic of the Congo

In Democratic Republic of the Congo there is the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Democratic Republic of the Congo is 33° degrees and there is 1919 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 71 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 32° 23° 167 mm 29 2 2 6
Feb 33° 24° 174 mm 27 1 2 6
Mar 33° 24° 180 mm 29 2 1 7
Apr 33° 25° 232 mm 28 2 1 7
May 33° 24° 163 mm 26 5 1 7
Jun 34° 23° 23 mm 10 20 2 7
Jul 35° 23° 2 mm 3 28 2 8
Aug 36° 24° 16 mm 10 21 2 7
Sep 35° 25° 120 mm 26 4 2 7
Oct 33° 25° 302 mm 30 1 2 6
Nov 31° 24° 284 mm 29 1 1 6
Dec 32° 24° 256 mm 30 1 1 6

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 32° in january in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 167 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 174 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 33° in march in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 180 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 33° in april in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 232 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 33° in may in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In may there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 163 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 34° in june in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 35° in july in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 36° in august in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 35° in september in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 120 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 302 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 284 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 32° in december in Democratic Republic of the Congo and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 256 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Weather statistics Democratic Republic of the Congo

Weather statistics Democratic Republic of the Congo

View all weather statistics from Democratic Republic of the Congo per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Democratic Republic of the Congo and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Democratic Republic of the Congo

14 day weather forecast Democratic Republic of the Congo

The weather for Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo will be 36° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Sa20 Oct Su21 Oct Mo22 Oct Tu23 Oct We24 Oct Th25 Oct Fr26 Oct
  Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Zware Regen Zware Regen Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 36° 33° 31° 29° 33° 33° 31°
Min (°C) 24° 23° 24° 23° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 75% 75% 90% 85% 35% 50% 40%
Rainfall (mm) 16.3mm 19.9mm 63.9mm 31.6mm 3.4mm 6.4mm 3.7mm
UV-index
UV-index 7 3 3 4 3 3 3
Weather forecast next week
  Sa27 Oct Su28 Oct Mo29 Oct Tu30 Oct We31 Oct Th1 Nov Fr2 Nov
  Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 31° 30° 27° 30° 30° 30° 32°
Min (°C) 23° 23° 23° 21° 21° 21° 21°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 80% 80% 80% 15% 25% 60% 30%
Rainfall (mm) 23.7mm 26.8mm 23.0mm 0.3mm 2.1mm 10.0mm 2.5mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 3 3 3 3 5
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About Democratic Republic of the Congo

About Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Kinshasa. It is 2.345.410 km² with 37 km of coastline and has a population of 81.339.900. In terms of area, the country is 10x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Democratic Republic of the Congo you have to use +242 or 00242 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2425012457809 or 002425012457809.


Democratic Republic of the Congo is in a straight line at 6.390 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 8 hour and 50 min.

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Time difference Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time difference Democratic Republic of the Congo

In Democratic Republic of the Congo it is now 22:06 hour in the evening on saturday 20 october 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Democratic Republic of the Congo is Africa/Kinshasa and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Democratic Republic of the Congo

Vaccinations Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Democratic Republic of the Congo

Reisadvies voor Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

In het noordoosten van de DRC, rond de stad Beni in de provincie Noord-Kivu, is opnieuw Ebola uitgebroken. Autoriteiten voeren medische controles uit op luchthavens, havens en bij grensovergangen met Rwanda, Uganda en Tanzania. Houd hier rekening mee als u via deze landen de DRC inreist of uitreist.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Democratic Republic of the Congo op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Democratic Republic of the Congo

Currency Democratic Republic of the Congo

In Democratic Republic of the Congo the Congolese frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate Congolese frank op 20 october 2018

1 Congolese frank = € 0,00 euro
100 Congolese frank = € 0,05 euro

1 euro = 1.847,22 Congolese frank
100 euro = 184.722,38 Congolese frank

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