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

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Traveling to Zongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo? If you're planning to go to Zongo, I 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 Zongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Important essentials for Zongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January here is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

February in Zongo is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Zongo during March, you will probably see that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

In April, Zongo can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Zongo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

If you vacation in Zongo during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. 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). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Zongo is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July for Zongo is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you visit Zongo during August, you will probably see that it is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Zongo is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October in Zongo is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Zongo is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you vacation in Zongo during December, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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