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Democratic Republic Of The Congo Weather

Democratic Republic Of The Congo's Information

Flag of Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Land Area 2,267,048 km2
Water Area 77,810 km2
Total Area 2,344,858km2 (#11)
Population 81,331,050 (#17)
Population Density 35.88/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $65.04 Billion
Currency Franc (CDF)
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Climate:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is hot and humid both central and west. Daily highs approach 90º (32°C).

In the upper reaches of the eastern and southeastern plateaus and mountains, conditions moderate dramatically. Countrywide, however, the mean temperature approaches 76º (24°C).

As a result of its equatorial location, the Congo experiences large amounts of precipitation and has the highest frequency of thunderstorms in the world.

Heavy rains are common from October through May (south of the equator), and from April to November in the northern regions. The annual rainfall can total upwards of 80 inches (2,000 mm) in some places.

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This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

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