Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of Congo
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Part of the city of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo viewed from above
Part of the city of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo viewed from above
August, the last month of the winter, in Kinshasa, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In Kinshasa, in August, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Kinshasa are July and August Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 3mm (0.1") of rain.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 12h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are February through May, August, October and November, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in August in Kinshasa?

In August, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Kinshasa in August?

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, in August, during 1 rainfall days, 3mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Kinshasa?

July and August are months with the least rain in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, when the rain falls for 1 days and typically aggregates up to 3mm (0.1") of rain.

How many hours of daylight does Kinshasa have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Kinshasa is 12h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Kinshasa?

Months with the most sunshine in Kinshasa are February through May, August, October and November, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kinshasa have in August?

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kinshasa?

Months with the highest UV index in Kinshasa are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kinshasa?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March, April, May and November (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (18°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall in August: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (222mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April and November (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average daylight in August: 12h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are February, March, April, May, August, October and November (Average sunshine: 5h).
Months with least sunshine are January, June, July, September and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).