Best time to visit, weather and climate Rwanda

Best time to visit Rwanda

Climate Rwanda per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 26°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
52
mm
69
mm
97
mm
127
mm
97
mm
29
mm
12
mm
32
mm
95
mm
148
mm
155
mm
96
mm

The best time to visit Rwanda is from january until october and december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Rwanda is 26°C in january and the lowest is 22°C in may.

The average climate figure for Rwanda is an 7,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Rwanda

Rwanda has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Rwanda is 25° degrees and there is about 1009 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Rwanda

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 26°C 26°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Night 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°C
Precip 52
mm
69
mm
97
mm
127
mm
97
mm
29
mm
12
mm
32
mm
95
mm
148
mm
155
mm
96
mm
Rain
days
22 23 27 29 28 15 8 15 25 29 29 28
Dry
days
9 5 4 1 3 15 23 16 5 2 1 3
Sun hours
per day
10 10 9 9 8 9 10 10 10 9 9 11
Wind force
in Bft
2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
UV-index 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5
 


Climate Rwanda january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In january there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In february there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda april

On average, it is maximum 23° in april in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In april there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda june

On average, it is maximum 24° in june in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda july

On average, it is maximum 25° in july in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in Rwanda and at least around 17° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 95 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda october

On average, it is maximum 25° in october in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In november there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 155 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda december

On average, it is maximum 24° in december in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In december there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Rwanda.

14 day weather forecast Rwanda

The weather for Kigali in Rwanda will be 24° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Rwanda is based on the weather in Kigali.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
31 Oct
Zware Regen 22°C 15°C 17 mm 85% 1m/s 7
Su
1 Nov
Bewolkt 24°C 15°C 4.8 mm 60% 1m/s 4
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 14°C 5.0 mm 60% 1m/s 10
Tu
3 Nov
Bewolkt 28°C 14°C 5.0 mm 60% 1m/s 5
We
4 Nov
Bewolkt 28°C 14°C 0.8 mm 20% 1m/s 4
Th
5 Nov
Lichte regen 29°C 14°C 6.4 mm 70% 1m/s 4
Fr
6 Nov
Lichte regen 29°C 15°C 9.9 mm 75% 1m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
7 Nov
Zware Regen 26°C 15°C 15 mm 85% 1m/s 4
Su
8 Nov
Lichte regen 25°C 14°C 8.4 mm 75% 1m/s 3
Mo
9 Nov
Regen 26°C 14°C 13 mm 80% 1m/s 6
Tu
10 Nov
Bewolkt 21°C 13°C 4.1 mm 60% 1m/s 1
We
11 Nov
Lichte regen 22°C 14°C 5.5 mm 65% 1m/s 2
Th
12 Nov
Lichte regen 25°C 14°C 7.1 mm 70% 1m/s 2
Fr
13 Nov
Lichte regen 22°C 14°C 8.6 mm 75% 1m/s 1

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Hotels and apartments in Rwanda

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Flight tickets to Rwanda

Rwanda has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Kigali International Airport
    Kigali
  • Kamembe Airport
    Kamembe

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About Rwanda

Rwanda is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Kigali. The total surface is 26.338 km² and the population consists of 11.809.300 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 46x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Rwanda you have to use +250 or 00250 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2505012457809 or 002505012457809.

Rwanda is in a straight line at 3.750 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 5 hours50.

Currency Rwanda

In Rwanda the Rwandan franc is used to pay.

Exchange rate Rwandan franc (RWF) 31 october 2020

1 Rwandan franc = 0,02 South African rand
100 Rwandan franc = 1,67 South African rand

1 South African rand = 60,00 Rwandan franc
100 South African rand = 6.000,35 Rwandan franc

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Time difference Rwanda

In Rwanda it is now 17:34 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 31 october 2020. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Rwanda is Africa/Kigali and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Rwanda

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Rwanda.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)