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

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

When to go to Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Based on the climate and weather in Kisangani, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

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

January

If you visit Kisangani during January, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

February

If you are traveling to Kisangani in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

March

March in Kisangani is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

April

If you visit Kisangani during April, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

May

May in Kisangani is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you go to Kisangani in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

July

If you vacation in Kisangani during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

August

In August, Kisangani is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kisangani, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

September

In September, Kisangani is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kisangani, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you visit Kisangani during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

November

November in Kisangani is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

December

If you are traveling to Kisangani in December, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kisangani, 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 Kisangani
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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