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

January 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
January, the same as December, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, is a hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31°C (87.8°F) and 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In Kinshasa, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In January, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kinshasa, during January, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 135mm (5.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 111 rainfall days, and 1358mm (53.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, June, July, September and December, with an average of 4h 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 in Kinshasa. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 January in Kinshasa?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How much does it rain in Kinshasa in January?

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, during January, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 135mm (5.3") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Kinshasa have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Kinshasa is 12.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kinshasa?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Kinshasa?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kinshasa?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kinshasa is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°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 January: 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 January - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall in January: 135mm

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 January - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average daylight in January: 12.3h

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