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    Parc National des Volcans weather and climate

    Rwanda

    Parc National des Volcans weather and climate

     

    Day

    18 °C

     

    Night

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    157 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    85 %

     

    Day

    18 °C

     

    Night

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    157 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    4 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    85 %

    Overview: Parc National des Volcans
    The Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda boasts a warm climate year-round. Daily temperatures fluctuate from a pleasant 18 °C (64 °F) in May, offering a refreshing ambiance, to a warmer 20 °C (67 °F) in February that invites visitors to bask in the sun. In terms of precipitation, the sky is sparing with its showers in July, presenting a mere 2 days of rainfall, whereas April showers are more generous, with a high of 17 days. As the sun sets, the mercury drops to a cool 8 °C (46 °F) in July and a slightly warmer 9 °C (48 °F) in December.

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    Last week's weather in Parc National des Volcans

    The average temperature for the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 was 14 °C (57 °F) during the day and 7 °C (45 °F) during the night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Parc National des Volcans are slightly below the long-term average, which is around 18 °C (64 °F) and 9 °C (48 °F) respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 8 °C (46 °F), 10am 13 °C (55 °F), 1pm 13 °C (55 °F), 4pm 12 °C (54 °F), 7pm 10 °C (50 °F), 10pm 8 °C (46 °F).

    The week had 5 days with moderate rain and 2 days with heavy rain. During the whole week, total of 150 mm (5.91 in) of precipitation was observed, which is above the long term average for Parc National des Volcans, which is 42 mm (1.65 in). The average cloud coverage during the daytime (from dawn to dusk) was 95 %.

    An average wind speed of 1.1 m/s was recorded. The air pressure varied between 1011 hpa and 1019 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Parc National des Volcans was 91 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 0.5 hours partially overcast skies, 3 hours overcast skies and 9 hours rainy weather. Average time of sunrise was 05:57, average time of sunset was 18:01.

    Weather overview for Parc National des Volcans

    Weather overview

    The Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda boasts a warm climate year-round. Daily temperatures fluctuate from a pleasant 18 °C (64 °F) in May, offering a refreshing ambiance, to a warmer 20 °C (67 °F) in February that invites visitors to bask in the sun. In terms of precipitation, the sky is sparing with its showers in July, presenting a mere 2 days of rainfall, whereas April showers are more generous, with a high of 17 days. As the sun sets, the mercury drops to a cool 8 °C (46 °F) in July and a slightly warmer 9 °C (48 °F) in December.

    January weather

    As the tourist season looms on the horizon this month in Parc National des Volcans, the daytime temperature gently climbs, reaching 19 °C (67 °F). Rainfall sees a continued decline to 118 mm (4.66 in), and this descent is echoed in the decreasing number of rainy days, now at 11 days. A nascent increase in cloudless sunshine hours is also apparent, now at 5 hours.

    February weather

    Nearing the zenith of its tourist season, Parc National des Volcans experiences the peak of daytime temperatures for the year. Rainfall begins its ascent, paralleled by the initial rise in the number of rainy days, now quantified at 12 days. Concurrently, there's an upward trend in cloud-free sunlight hours, which currently stands at 5 hours.

    March weather

    The imminent tourist season signals the commencement of subtle temperature decreases in March at Parc National des Volcans, with a noted decrease in maximum daily readings to 19 °C (66 °F). Rain intensity swells to 157 mm (6.19 in), accompanied by a concomitant rise in rainy days. A gradual decrease in sunny, cloudless hours becomes evident, now noted at 5 hours.

    April weather

    April's day temperatures witness a continuing downward trajectory in Parc National des Volcans. As the tourist season persists, the apex of rainy days is recorded at 17 days, with rainfall reaching its zenith at 192 mm (7.55 in). Ambient humidity makes its presence known at a peak of 85 %.

    May weather

    Observing the lowest daytime temperatures of the year, May in Parc National des Volcans registers a value of 18 °C (64 °F). Tourist activity is heightened near the season's peak. A downward trend in rainfall becomes apparent, with 157 mm (6.17 in) of precipitation expected, and rainy days show a similar pattern, waning in number. The paucity of cloudless sun hours is also notable, with a minimal 4 hours recorded.

    June weather

    June brings a continuing tourist presence to Parc National des Volcans. Advancing through the season, the decline in rainy days sharpens, reaching only 5 days, and rainfall levels dip correspondingly to 47 mm (1.84 in). Nighttime temperatures start their descent, settling at 8 °C (46 °F), while daytime temperatures begin a mild ascent. A rejuvenation in the hours of cloud-free sunshine can also be discerned, posting 6 hours.

    July weather

    July's tourism thrives in Parc National des Volcans, coinciding with the nadir of rainy days, which stand at a mere 2 days, and the lowest observed rainfall figures at 34 mm (1.33 in). The day's warmth increases just slightly to 19 °C (67 °F), whereas the coolest nocturnal temperatures are also noted this month. The maximum in sun hours bereft of clouds is now visible, totalling 6 hours.

    August weather

    August in Parc National des Volcans couples the tourist season with drier periods, signifying a slight increase in rainy days to 6 days, alongside a modest uptick in rainfall quantities at 59 mm (2.30 in). The dwindling number of cloudless sun hours begins, tabulated at 5 hours. Humidity reaches its annual low.

    September weather

    September witnesses the continuation of the tourist season in Parc National des Volcans. Rainfall intensity heightens to 132 mm (5.21 in), and the quantity of rainy days proceeds to climb, reaching 11 days. An increase in the hours of unobstructed sunshine becomes apparent, now at 5 hours.

    October weather

    October affirms a continued rise in rainy days in Parc National des Volcans, numbering 16 days, while rainfall also climbs to 146 mm (5.75 in). The tourist season remains vibrant this month. A subtle decrease in the hours of sunny weather is notable.

    November weather

    November's tourism in Parc National des Volcans is marked by a similar intensification of rainy days, standing at 17 days, and an ascent in rainfall, akin to the previous month. The highest wind speeds of the year are also registered this month.

    December weather

    The tourist season in Parc National des Volcans nears its height in December. A start in the decrease of rainy days can be discerned, now at 13 days, complemented by a reduction in rainfall, tallying 130 mm (5.10 in). The pinnacle of night temperatures is also witnessed. The longest day length of the year is measured, hitting a maximum of 12 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the average daytime temperature this month in Parc National des Volcans?

    This month in Parc National des Volcans, the average daytime temperature hovers around 19 °C (67 °F).

    How much rain should I expect this month in Parc National des Volcans?

    In Parc National des Volcans, one can expect precipitation to accumulate to 129 mm (5.07 in) this month.

    How does the temperature trend change in March at Parc National des Volcans?

    March at Parc National des Volcans marks the beginning of a slight downturn in daily maximum temperatures, averaging around 19 °C (66 °F).

    What is the level of humidity experienced in Parc National des Volcans during April?

    Expect a substantial humidity level in April at Parc National des Volcans, averaging 85 %.

    What trend in sunshine hours can be seen in May in Parc National des Volcans?

    May in Parc National des Volcans exhibits the fewest hours of cloudless sunlight, averaging 4 hours.

    How does the rainfall amount change in June in Parc National des Volcans?

    June in Parc National des Volcans experiences a marked reduction in rainfall, with totals around 47 mm (1.84 in).

    How often does it rain in July in Parc National des Volcans?

    July sees the least number of rainy days in Parc National des Volcans, with as few as 2 days expected.

    Can I expect a lot of rain during my visit in August to Parc National des Volcans?

    No, August in Parc National des Volcans does not see excessive rainfall, with just 6 days of rain expected.

    What is the rate of increase in rainfall during September in Parc National des Volcans?

    September in Parc National des Volcans experiences a surge in rainfall, with levels climbing to around 132 mm (5.21 in).

    What are the expected conditions in terms of cloud-free sunshine during October in Parc National des Volcans?

    Expect a slight decline in the duration of cloudless sun during October in Parc National des Volcans, with an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day.

    What wind speeds are prevalent in Parc National des Volcans during November?

    In Parc National des Volcans, November is characterized by the year's highest wind speeds, averaging 2 m/s.

    How does the rainfall pattern change as the year closes in Parc National des Volcans?

    December marks the beginning of a downward shift in rainfall in Parc National des Volcans, with precipitation decreasing to approximately 130 mm (5.10 in).

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