The best times to visit the Republic of the Congo for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 9th

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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Weather in the Republic of the Congo

Temperature

Average temperatures in the Republic of the Congo vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 10th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit the Republic of the Congo, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid March where highs are regularly around 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71°F (21.7°C) at night.

the Republic of the Congo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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the Republic of the Congo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

the Republic of the Congo Perceived Temperature (F)

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the Republic of the Congo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average the Republic of the Congo 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 87.4 78.5 69.4
Feb 89 79.7 70.5
Mar 89.3 80 70.9
Apr 88.7 79.8 71
May 87.3 79 70.4
Jun 83.1 76.5 68.8
Jul 82.4 75.3 67.4
Aug 83.4 75.8 68
Sep 85.1 77 69
Oct 86.7 78.1 70.3
Nov 86.3 78.1 70.1
Dec 86.4 78 69.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 25.8 20.8
Feb 31.7 26.5 21.4
Mar 31.8 26.7 21.6
Apr 31.5 26.6 21.7
May 30.7 26.1 21.3
Jun 28.4 24.7 20.4
Jul 28 24.1 19.7
Aug 28.6 24.3 20
Sep 29.5 25 20.6
Oct 30.4 25.6 21.3
Nov 30.2 25.6 21.2
Dec 30.2 25.6 21


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in the Republic of the Congo are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in the Republic of the Congo? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in the Republic of the Congo (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 0 3.9
Feb 24% 0 5
Mar 27% 0 6.3
Apr 26% 0 5.7
May 29% 0 7.3
Jun 8% 0 1.7
Jul 4% 0 0.9
Aug 8% 0 1.7
Sep 18% 0 3.9
Oct 27% 0 5.8
Nov 35% 0 7.9
Dec 26% 0 6.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 0 9.9
Feb 24 0 12.7
Mar 27 0 16
Apr 26 0 14.5
May 29 0 18.5
Jun 8 0 4.3
Jul 4 0 2.3
Aug 8 0 4.3
Sep 18 0 9.9
Oct 27 0 14.7
Nov 35 0 20.1
Dec 26 0 15.7

 

Humidity and Wind

the Republic of the Congo has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (72% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (77%).

Wind in the Republic of the Congo is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 3.3 knots (3.8 MPH or 6.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 6 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in the Republic of the Congo.

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Mar 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Nov 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Dec 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.4%
Feb 72.5%
Mar 72.9%
Apr 73.7%
May 76.3%
Jun 76.7%
Jul 73.5%
Aug 72%
Sep 72.1%
Oct 74.8%
Nov 76.8%
Dec 77%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to the Republic of the Congo?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville); exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in the Republic of the Congo is October, followed by June and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit the Republic of the Congo in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 62.2 in January means 62.2% of the tourists vs. October.


Overall the Republic of the Congo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in the Republic of the Congo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 10 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in the Republic of the Congo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 86°F (30°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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