Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo? If you're planning to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Based on the climate and weather in Democratic Republic of the Congo, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo by month

January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

February

Traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in February, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you are traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

April

April for Democratic Republic of the Congo is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

May

Traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in May, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you are traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

September

September for Democratic Republic of the Congo is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

October

October here is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

November

November for Democratic Republic of the Congo is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

December

If you are traveling to Democratic Republic of the Congo in December, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and E
  • A SIM card that works in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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