Kinshasa monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Kinshasa

Kinshasa average temperature chart (Celsius) Kinshasa average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Kinshasa (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 29.7 30.5 30.9 30.8 30 27.8 26.8 28 29.7 29.6 29.3 29.3
°F 85.4 86.9 87.6 87.5 86.1 82.1 80.3 82.5 85.4 85.2 84.8 84.7

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Kinshasa monthly rainfall chart (mm) Kinshasa monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Kinshasa (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 154 136 170 196 124 7 2 4 34 136 254 171
inches 6.1 5.4 6.7 7.7 4.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.3 5.4 10 6.7
Rainy days 10 10 13 15 11 1 0 1 4 11 16 13

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Kinshasa

Kinshasa average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Kinshasa
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.6 7.1 6.3 7 6 4.9 4.6 4.8 6 5.1 5.5 4.8

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Kinshasa average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Kinshasa average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Kinshasa (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21.6 21.7 21.9 21.6 21.8 19.2 17.8 19 20.5 21.5 21.5 21.6
Max °C 29.9 30.7 31.1 31.1 30.3 28.1 27.1 28.3 29.9 29.8 29.5 29.5
Min °F 70.8 71.1 71.4 70.8 71.2 66.5 64 66.1 68.9 70.6 70.7 70.8
Max °F 78.3 79.2 79.7 79.3 78.8 74.5 72.3 74.5 77.4 78.1 77.9 77.9

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Kinshasa average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Kinshasa average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Kinshasa in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 27.7 28.6 28.9 28.4 26.6 24.3 22.8 22.7 24 25.8 27 27.1
°F 81.8 83.4 84.1 83.1 79.9 75.7 73 72.9 75.3 78.5 80.5 80.8

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Kinshasa average winspeed by month (km/h) Kinshasa average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Kinshasa (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 3
mph 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 2

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Kinshasa relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Kinshasa
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
82% 80% 80% 82% 83% 81% 76% 70% 71% 77% 81% 83%

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Kinshasa weather stats

Kinshasa weather statistics
Hottest month: March 30.9°C 87.6°F
Driest month: July 2mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: February 7.1hrs
Coldest month: July 26.8°C 80.2°F
Wettest month: November 254mm 10ins
Warmest sea: March 28.9°C 84°F
Map showing location of Kinshasa (-4.32142, 15.30807)

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