Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Best time to visit Democratic Republic of the Congo

To go to Democratic Republic of the Congo, the best time to visit is January through July and November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Democratic Republic of the Congo, August is the warmest month with 92°F and the most cold month is 85°F in November.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Democratic Republic of the Congo, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Democratic Republic of the Congo by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 87 88 88 87 87 87 90 92 91 87 85 85
Precipitation (inch) 31 30 25 23 23 3 0 2 11 39 36 40

Weather data from: Kinshasa




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Democratic Republic of the Congo weather

The weather for Democratic Republic of the Congo over the next 14 days will be 79°F till 97° 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 in Kinshasa.

5-day weather forecast Democratic Republic of the Congo

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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95°F
73°F
3.2 in
4 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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86°F
73°F
5.9 in
3 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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97°F
73°F
1.5 in
2 m/s
Friday
7 october
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91°F
73°F
1.7 in
3 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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91°F
73°F
4.6 in
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Democratic Republic of the Congo


Climate Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Democratic Republic of the Congo is 59° degrees and there is about 263 inch 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.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 87 88 88 87 87 87 90 92 91 87 85 85
Night temp. (°F) 71 72 72 72 71 69 69 71 73 72 71 71
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 31 30 25 23 23 3 0 2 11 39 36 40
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

Weather data from: Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of the Congo weather by month

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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 6,702 miles from United States (New York → Kinshasa).

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

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Democratic Republic of the Congo is approximately 18 h. 30 min.

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

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

  • Ndjili International Airport (FIH) in Kinshasa
  • Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM) in Lubumbashi
  • Mbuji Mayi Airport (MJM) in Mbuji-Mayi
  • Kananga Airport (KGA) in Kananga
  • Bangoka International Airport (FKI) in Kisangani
  • Mbandaka Airport (MDK) in Mbandaka
  • Kindu Airport (KND) in Kindu
  • Gemena Airport (GMA) in Gemena
  • Goma International Airport (GOM) in Goma
  • Bandundu Airport (FDU)

How many inhabitants does Democratic Republic of the Congo have?

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

How big is Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The surface area of Democratic Republic of the Congo is 1,457,438 mi². It is 6x bigger than United States.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 1,966.00 Congolese franc
  • 1 Congolese franc = 0.001 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 196,599.97 Congolese franc
  • 100 Congolese franc = 0.051 US dollar

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

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