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Best time to visit Brazzaville, Congo

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The best time to visit Brazzaville is July-August

While Brazzaville is a popular destination to visit all year round, July-August is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 35℃ (95℉) in Brazzaville. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 19℃ (67℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Brazzaville during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Brazzaville usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Brazzaville. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

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Brazzaville seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Brazzaville as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Brazzaville is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Brazzaville

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Brazzaville for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Brazzaville climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Brazzaville for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Brazzaville in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 121mm (5") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 123mm (5") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 101mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 7 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.

Brazzaville in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 138mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Brazzaville in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 173mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Brazzaville in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 167mm (7") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Brazzaville in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Brazzaville is usually September, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Brazzaville is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Brazzaville is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Brazzaville, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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