Kinshasa Climate & Temperature
- Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is at 4°22'S, 15°25'E, 309 m (1014 ft). See map.
- Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kinshasa is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
- The mean temperature is 25.2 degrees Celsius (77.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 1482 mm (58.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1482 Litres/m² (36.35 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1739 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kinshasa you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Napari, Tabuaeran, Kiribati where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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