Climate in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Average monthly minimum and maximum temperature in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly hours of sunshine in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Average monthly rainfall, snow, precipitation in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average monthly rainy days in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Weather Forecasts for Kinshasa

Sun   Feb 25
31°C | 23°C
W 18 km/h
8.5 mm
broken clouds and  chance of rain

broken clouds and chance of rain

Mon   Feb 26
32°C | 23°C
SW 14 km/h
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

Tue   Feb 27
32°C | 22°C
SW 14 km/h
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

The best time of year to visit Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The best time to visit is during the drier months: June, July, August and September.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Kinshasa?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in April, November and December.
  • Does Kinshasa have a dry season?
    Yes, the months of June, July and August are very dry.
  • Which is the hottest month in Kinshasa?
    March has an average maximum temperature of 32°C and is the hottest month of the year.
  • Which is the coolest month in Kinshasa?
    The coolest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 30°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Kinshasa?
    November tops the wettest month list with 198 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Kinshasa?
    July is the driest month with 2 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Kinshasa?
    September is the sunniest month with an average of 0 hours of sunshine.

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