The best times to visit Gandajika for ideal weather are

February 19th to March 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Gandajika Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Gandajika


    Average temperatures in Gandajika vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the bottom 4 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Gandajika, the hottest months are April, May, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May to early June where highs are regularly around 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.9°F (25.5°C) at night.

    Gandajika Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Gandajika Temperatures (Celsius)


    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Gandajika Perceived Temperature (F)


    Gandajika Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Gandajika Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 86.8 82.1 76.6
    Feb 85.6 80.6 75.2
    Mar 87.4 80.1 71.4
    Apr 91.4 88.3 84.2
    May 91.4 86.6 78.4
    Jun 88.9 81.3 71.8
    Jul 87.5 80.6 72.1
    Aug 86.1 80.6 73.9
    Sep 86.8 82 74.8
    Oct 85.9 81.4 75.4
    Nov 83.9 79.6 73.9
    Dec 85.1 80.6 75.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 30.4 27.8 24.8
    Feb 29.8 27 24
    Mar 30.8 26.7 21.9
    Apr 33 31.3 29
    May 33 30.3 25.8
    Jun 31.6 27.4 22.1
    Jul 30.8 27 22.3
    Aug 30.1 27 23.3
    Sep 30.4 27.8 23.8
    Oct 29.9 27.4 24.1
    Nov 28.8 26.4 23.3
    Dec 29.5 27 23.9

    Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Gandajika.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gandajika (in).

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0


    Humidity and Wind

    Gandajika has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is May (46.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (66.5%).

    Wind in Gandajika is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by August and October. September’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.7 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gandajika.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 4 a light breeze 6.2 a light breeze
    Feb 5.4 a light breeze 7.3 a gentle breeze
    Mar 5.5 a light breeze 9.5 a light breeze
    Apr 4.9 a light breeze 6 a light breeze
    May 4.9 a light breeze 6.8 a light breeze
    Jun 5.2 a light breeze 7.9 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.8 a light breeze 8.7 a light breeze
    Aug 6 a light breeze 9.2 a gentle breeze
    Sep 6.3 a light breeze 10.1 a light breeze
    Oct 5.9 a light breeze 8.3 a gentle breeze
    Nov 5.8 a light breeze 8.8 a light breeze
    Dec 5.3 a light breeze 9.1 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 65.1
    Feb 63.8
    Mar 63.9
    Apr 50.1
    May 46.9
    Jun 47
    Jul 54.5
    Aug 59.2
    Sep 59.4
    Oct 62
    Nov 66.5
    Dec 65.8


    Is it Safe to Travel to Gandajika?

    As of 6/16/2017 there are strong travel warnings and regional advisories for the Democratic Republic of the Congo; avoid non-essential travel and all travel to some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.

    Overall Gandajika Travel Experience by Season

    Fall (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 79.4°F (26.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Winter (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Gandajika, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 83°F (28.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Summer (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Gandajika to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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