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

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

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.

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

January

If you vacation in Zongo during January, you are likely to find that it is 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 around 40 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

February

If you are traveling to Zongo in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March in Zongo can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Zongo in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Zongo in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Zongo is 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Zongo during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Zongo is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 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 August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Zongo is pretty consistently hot, 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Zongo during October, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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 low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Zongo during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and E
  • A SIM card that works in Zongo

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