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

December 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
December, the first month of the summer, in Kinshasa, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

In Kinshasa, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still hot 30°C (86°F). In December, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kinshasa, in December, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 142mm (5.6") of accumulated precipitation. In Kinshasa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 1358mm (53.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 12.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year in Kinshasa.

Sunshine

January, June, July, September and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kinshasa.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in December in Kinshasa?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kinshasa, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Kinshasa?

In Kinshasa, in December, during 15 rainfall days, 142mm (5.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When are the longest days in Kinshasa?

The month with the longest days in Kinshasa is December, with an average of 12.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kinshasa have in December?

In Kinshasa, the average length of the day in December is 12.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kinshasa?

Months with the least sunshine in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, are January, June, July, September and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kinshasa have in December?

In Kinshasa, the average sunshine in December is 4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kinshasa?

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

How high is the UV index in December in Kinshasa?

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average high temperature in December: 30°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 December: 21°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 December - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall in December: 142mm

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 December - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15 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 December / Average sunshine in December - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average daylight in December: 12.4h

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 December: 4h

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 December - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average UV index in December: 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).