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Neptuno Group lowland gorilla Silverback, Ngaga Camp, Odzala, Rep of Congo

The best time to visit the Republic of Congo

The best time to visit the Republic Of Congo is from May to September. With relatively sparse crowds, this dry season, and July in particular, makes exploring the vibrant south of the country and its capital a breeze.

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Visiting Republic of Congo in January

From November to February, there is a second dry season, although rain is still relatively common. Temperatures rise to their hottest, regularly reaching 34°C during the heat of the day. However, a drop in humidity usually negates this slightly.

Visiting Republic of Congo in February

From November to February, there is a second dry season, although rain is still relatively common. Temperatures rise to their hottest, regularly reaching 34°C during the heat of the day. However, a drop in humidity usually negates this slightly.

Visiting Republic of Congo in March

March, April and May bring more rain, although temperatures start to drop very slightly. Between showers, blue skies are again seen, making for interesting photography.

Visiting Republic of Congo in April

March, April and May bring more rain, although temperatures start to drop very slightly. Between showers, blue skies are again seen, making for interesting photography.

Visiting Republic of Congo in May

March, April and May bring more rain, although temperatures start to drop very slightly. Between showers, blue skies are again seen, making for interesting photography.

Visiting Republic of Congo in June

The driest period of the year is between June and August, when showers are still common but sporadic and light. Temperatures hover around 30°C during the day.

Visiting Republic of Congo in July

The driest period of the year is between June and August, when showers are still common but sporadic and light. Temperatures hover around 30°C during the day.

Visiting Republic of Congo in August

The driest period of the year is between June and August, when showers are still common but sporadic and light. Temperatures hover around 30°C during the day.

Visiting Republic of Congo in September

September and October bring a short rainy season, with temperatures rising slightly. However, between tropical thunderstorms, blue skies are common.

Visiting Republic of Congo in October

September and October bring a short rainy season, with temperatures rising slightly. However, between tropical thunderstorms, blue skies are common.

Visiting Republic of Congo in November

From November to February, there is a second dry season, although rain is still relatively common. Temperatures rise to their hottest, regularly reaching 34°C during the heat of the day. However, a drop in humidity usually negates this slightly.

Visiting Republic of Congo in December

From November to February, there is a second dry season, although rain is still relatively common. Temperatures rise to their hottest, regularly reaching 34°C during the heat of the day. However, a drop in humidity usually negates this slightly.

Republic of Congo climate guide

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