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    Rwanda

    Kigali weather and climate

    Rwanda

    Kigali weather and climate

    Day

    26 °C

    Night

    15 °C

    0

    Precipitation

    122 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

    Humidity

    81 %

    Weather charts for Kigali

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)051015202530Precipitation (mm)0180
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)051015202530Precipitation (mm)0180
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days051015205101520
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind0246123456
    Humidity chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecHumidity %6065707580859060657075808590
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    Weather overview for Kigali

    Weather overview

    Kigali (Rwanda) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in May to 28.7 °C (83.7 °F) in August. The least rainy month in Kigali is July with its 2 days of rain, the rainiest month is April, when it rains 17 days. Temperatures during the night go from 14.0 °C (57.2 °F) in July to 15.4 °C (59.7 °F) in April.

    January weather

    The day temperature starts to rise, its value is 27.0 °C (80.6 °F) in Kigali, while the sea temperature is on its maximum in January. There is pending tourist season. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 10 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too, with its value being 82 mm (3.23 in).

    February weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Kigali. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 12 days, and the rainfall amount starts to rise too, its value is 100 mm (3.92 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise.

    March weather

    The tourist season continues this month in Kigali. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 15 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 125 mm (4.92 in). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, its value is 26.7 °C (80.1 °F) in Kigali, while the night temperature reaches its maximum in April. The tourist season continues. The maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, with its value of 17 days, and the rainfall amount is on its maximum too, its value is 164 mm (6.46 in). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 5 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in Kigali. The tourist season is close to its peak. The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value of 13 days, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, with its value of 122 mm (4.82 in). The wind speed reaches its minimum in this month.

    June weather

    The tourist season is taking place this month in Kigali. The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value of 26.8 °C (80.2 °F), on the contrary the night temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 14.1 °C (57.4 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 4 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 23 mm (0.92 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    July weather

    The tourist season continues in Kigali. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 27.8 °C (82.0 °F), while the minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month. The minimum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value of 11 mm (0.42 in), and the minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed too, with its value being 2 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value being 7 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature reaches its maximum in Kigali, while the night temperature starts to rise, with its value of 14.8 °C (58.6 °F). The tourist season continues. The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, the value of this measure is 28 mm (1.10 in), and the number of rainy days starts to rise as well in August. The minimum of the humidity is observable, with its value of 66 %.

    September weather

    There is pending tourist season in Kigali. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 74 mm (2.93 in), and the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 10 days.

    October weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Kigali. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 15 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, with its value being 107 mm (4.20 in). The day temperature starts to descent, its value is 27.4 °C (81.3 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in October.

    November weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 26.7 °C (80.1 °F) in Kigali. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 17 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 123 mm (4.85 in). The tourist season is taking place. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 5 hours.

    December weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Kigali. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 13 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value of 90 mm (3.55 in). The maximum of the day length is observable in this month. The night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 15.4 °C (59.7 °F).

    FAQs

    What is the humidity in Kigali in March?

    Humidity in March in Kigali is 78 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How windy is it in Kigali in April?

    In April in Kigali, there will be an average wind scale of 1.8. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    What is the night temperature in May in Kigali?

    The average night temperature in May in Kigali is 15.4 °C (59.7 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    Is it hot in June in Kigali?

    In Kigali in June, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Kigali in July?

    In Kigali in July, the average daily temperatures will be 27.8 °C (82.0 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Kigali in August?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Kigali - you can expect 5 days of rain during the month.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Kigali in September?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 6 hours per day in September in Kigali.

    Is there a dry season in Kigali in October?

    No, October is not a dry month in Kigali, expect rain approximately 15 days in a month.

    What is the average number of rainy days in Kigali in November?

    In November in Kigali, we can expect 17 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.9 days of the week, or in general - 56 % days.

    Are there good conditions to visit in December in Kigali?

    There are good conditions for visiting in December in Kigali. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 26.5 °C (79.7 °F). The temperature of 15.4 °C (59.7 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.