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    Nyungwe Forest weather and climate

    Rwanda

    Nyungwe Forest weather and climate

     

    Day

    20 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Precipitation

    165 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

     

    Day

    20 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Precipitation

    165 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

    Overview: Nyungwe Forest
    Nyungwe Forest (Rwanda) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 19 °C (66 °F) in May to 21 °C (71 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 11 °C (51 °F), the lowest in July with 9 °C (48 °F). The least rainy month in Nyungwe Forest is July with its 2 days of rain, the rainiest month is November, when it rains 17 days.

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    Last week's weather in Nyungwe Forest

    During the week of 20 November 2023 - 26 November 2023, temperatures averaged at 17 °C (63 °F) during the day and dropped to 11 °C (52 °F) at night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Nyungwe Forest National Park are slightly below the long-term average, which is around 20 °C (68 °F) and 10 °C (50 °F) respectively. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 13 °C (55 °F), 10am 17 °C (63 °F), 1pm 16 °C (61 °F), 4pm 15 °C (59 °F), 7pm 12 °C (54 °F), 10pm 11 °C (52 °F).

    During this week: 7 days with moderate rain were observed. During the whole week, total of 78 mm (3.07 in) of precipitation was observed, which is above the long term average for Nyungwe Forest National Park, which is 38 mm (1.50 in). During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there was 90 % cloud coverage on average.

    An average wind speed of 1.1 m/s was recorded. The prevailing winds blew from the East and South-East. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1010 hpa to 1019 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Nyungwe Forest National Park was 92 %.

    On average, there were 0.5 hours partially overcast skies, 2 hours overcast skies and 10.5 hours rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). On average, the time of sunrise was 05:42, and the time of sunset was 17:56.

    Weather overview for Nyungwe Forest

    Weather overview

    Nyungwe Forest (Rwanda) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 19 °C (66 °F) in May to 21 °C (71 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 11 °C (51 °F), the lowest in July with 9 °C (48 °F). The least rainy month in Nyungwe Forest is July with its 2 days of rain, the rainiest month is November, when it rains 17 days.

    January weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Nyungwe Forest. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 12 days.

    February weather

    The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 13 days in Nyungwe Forest. The night temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 11 °C (51 °F). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed.

    March weather

    There is pending tourist season in Nyungwe Forest. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 16 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 172 mm (6.79 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season is taking place in April in Nyungwe Forest. The day temperature starts to descent in April. The maximum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value being 193 mm (7.62 in), while the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 16 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 4 hours. The maximum of the humidity can be noticed.

    May weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value being 19 °C (66 °F) in Nyungwe Forest. The number of rainy days starts to descent, the value of this measure is 11 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed too, its value is 153 mm (6.03 in). The minimum of the wind speed is observable in this month. The tourist season is close to its peak this month.

    June weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 20 °C (67 °F) in Nyungwe Forest, on the contrary the night temperature starts to descent in June. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 4 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 31 mm (1.24 in). The tourist season is close to its peak. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 6 hours.

    July weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 21 °C (69 °F) in Nyungwe Forest, while the night temperature reaches its minimum, with its value of 9 °C (48 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 2 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its minimum as well. The tourist season is close to its peak. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, its value is 7 hours.

    August weather

    The day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 21 °C (71 °F) in Nyungwe Forest, while the night temperature starts to rise in this month. The tourist season continues. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 4 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well in August. The humidity reaches its minimum in August.

    September weather

    The tourist season continues in Nyungwe Forest. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 10 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise as well, its value is 105 mm (4.13 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value being 6 hours.

    October weather

    The tourist season continues this month in Nyungwe Forest. The number of rainy days continues to rise, with its value of 15 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, with its value of 142 mm (5.58 in). The day temperature starts to descent in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season continues in Nyungwe Forest. The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, its value is 17 days, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 163 mm (6.40 in). The wind speed reaches its maximum, with its value being 2. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, the value of this measure is 4 hours.

    December weather

    The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 14 days in Nyungwe Forest. The tourist season is close to its peak. The maximum of the day length can be noticed, with its value being 12 hours.

    FAQs

    Is there a dry season in April in Nyungwe Forest?

    No, April is not a dry month in Nyungwe Forest, expect rain approximately 16 days in a month.

    What level of humidity is to expect in Nyungwe Forest in May?

    Humidity in May in Nyungwe Forest is 85 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in June in Nyungwe Forest?

    There are 4 days, which are rainy in June in Nyungwe Forest, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.8 days of the week, or in general - 12 % days.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Nyungwe Forest in July?

    The average daily temperature in Nyungwe Forest in July is 21 °C (69 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is there a wet season in Nyungwe Forest in August?

    No, there is no wet season in Nyungwe Forest in August - you can expect 4 days of rain during the month.

    How windy is it in Nyungwe Forest in September?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Nyungwe Forest in September is 1. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Nyungwe Forest in October?

    In October in Nyungwe Forest, you can expect around 5 hours of sunshine.

    What is the air temperature in November in Nyungwe Forest at night?

    The average night temperature in November in Nyungwe Forest is 10 °C (51 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Nyungwe Forest in December?

    December is a good month to visit Nyungwe Forest. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 20 °C (68 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 11 °C (51 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

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