Kikwit weather in October (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

What can you expect from the weather in Kikwit during October? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In October, the weather in Kikwit typically experiences very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 88°F (show in °C), while night temperatures can drop to 71°F. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Kikwit in October usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 7.1 inches (show in mm) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

The city usually sees around 173 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Kikwit. June and July typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, April, October and November tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Kikwit climate page with graphs.


Kikwit, monthly averages in October

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 70.5°F  
Max Temperature 87.8°F  
Chance of Rain 39%  
Precipitation 7.1 inches  
Rainy days 12 days  
Sunshine 173 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Democratic Republic of the Congo in October

Find out more about the weather in Democratic Republic of the Congo in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Kikwit in October?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.

Outdoor sports

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