Climate of Rwanda
Rwanda has a tropical savanna climate. 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 averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 22°C and 26°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 14°C and 17°C
- Rain: it rains 278 days and there is a total of approximately 1009 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3500 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 22°C and 26°C|
|Warmest month:||26°C in January|
|Coldest month:||22°C in May|
|Night temperature:||between 14°C and 17°C|
|Dry days:||87 days|
|Days with rain:||278 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||1009 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3500 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Rwanda.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Rwanda.
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Climate table of Rwanda
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Rwanda. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Rwanda might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||26||26||26||23||22||24||25||26||26||25||24||24|
|Night temp. (°C)||15||16||15||14||14||14||15||16||17||16||15||15|
|Days with rain||22||23||27||29||28||15||8||15||25||29||29||28|
|Sun hours per day||10||10||9||9||8||9||10||10||10||9||9||11|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||1||1||1||2||2||2||2||2||2||1||1|
Best time to visit Rwanda
To go to Rwanda, the best time to visit is January through March, May through September and December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Rwanda, January is the warmest month with 26°C and the most cold month is 22°C in May.
Climate of Rwanda by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Rwanda? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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