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

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

When to go to Okapi Wildlife Reserve, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Based on the climate and weather in Okapi Wildlife Reserve, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

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

January

If you go to Okapi Wildlife Reserve in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

February

Traveling to Okapi Wildlife Reserve in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

March

March in Okapi Wildlife Reserve is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

April

Traveling to Okapi Wildlife Reserve in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

May

May for Okapi Wildlife Reserve is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

July

July for Okapi Wildlife Reserve is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

August

August in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

October

Traveling to Okapi Wildlife Reserve in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

November

November for Okapi Wildlife Reserve is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December in Okapi Wildlife Reserve is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Okapi Wildlife Reserve, 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 Okapi Wildlife Reserve

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