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

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

When to go to Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

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

January

January in Salonga National Park is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Salonga National Park in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Salonga National Park in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is constantly 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:

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

May

May can be very 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:

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

June

Traveling to Salonga National Park in June, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Salonga National Park in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Salonga National Park is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Salonga National Park in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently 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:

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

October

If you go to Salonga National Park in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. 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:

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

November

November in Salonga National Park 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:

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

December

If you go to Salonga National Park in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Salonga National Park, 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 Salonga National Park

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