Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo? If you're planning to go to Matadi, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Important essentials for Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Matadi, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

January in Matadi is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you visit Matadi during February, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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March

March in Matadi is unbearably hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Matadi is blindingly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

If you go to Matadi in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you visit Matadi during June, you will probably see that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Matadi during July, you might see that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Matadi during August, you might notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Matadi during September, you will probably see that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Matadi in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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November

In November, Matadi is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Matadi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

In December, Matadi is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Matadi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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