Burundi weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Burundi

The best time to visit in Burundi is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Burundi is 23°C in January and the lowest is 20°C in May.

Burundi has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Burundi or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Burundi by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 23 23 21 20 20 22 22 23 23 23 23
Precipitation (mm) 86 98 134 144 87 17 6 16 35 82 117 100
Climate data from city: Bujumbura

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14 day weather forecast Burundi

The weather for in Burundi will be 30° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Burundi is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bujumbura.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 5
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 11
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 4
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
1.3 mm 30% 3 m/s 11
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
9.5 mm 75% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
0.9 mm 25% 2 m/s 1
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
0.4 mm 10% 2 m/s 1

Climate Burundi

Burundi has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Burundi is 22° degrees and there is about 922 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 96 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Burundi

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 23 23 21 20 20 22 22 23 23 23 23
Night temp. (°C) 14 13 13 13 12 11 11 13 14 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 86 98 134 144 87 17 6 16 35 82 117 100
Days with rain 26 26 29 29 24 11 6 10 15 21 27 28
Dry days 5 2 2 1 7 19 25 21 15 10 3 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 8 6 9 10 10 11 9 9 11
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Climate data from city: Bujumbura

Burundi weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Burundi? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Burundi?

Burundi lies in a straight line about 3,600 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bujumbura).

How long is the flight to Burundi?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Burundi is approximately 5 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Burundi?

These are the largest airports in Burundi:

  • Bujumbura International Airport – Bujumbura

How many inhabitants are there in Burundi?

Burundi has approximately 10,400,938 inhabitants.

How big is Burundi?

The area of Burundi is around 27,834 km². It is 44x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Burundi?

The capital of Burundi is Bujumbura.

What is the currency of Burundi?

In Burundi the Burundian franc (BIF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Burundian franc = 125.18 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.008 Burundian franc
  • 10 Burundian franc = 1,251.85 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.080 Burundian franc
  • 100 Burundian franc = 12,518.45 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.80 Burundian franc

What is the area code of Burundi?

The area code to call Burundi is +257.