Rwanda weather averages

Going to Rwanda? Find the best month to visit Rwanda based on the weather.

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Check Rwanda weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2018/2019. Today's maximum temperature in Rwanda is expected to be 26°C, while the average maximum temperature in November is 25°C. The holiday weather guide shown above is for Kigali.

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Rwanda weather averages: best month

Rwanda Best month Averages
Warmest January, February, March, June, July, August, September & October 26°C
Sunniest June & July 7 hours per day
Least rain July 5 days

Rwanda climate guide

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Rwanda weather overview

Rwanda, which lies in East Africa between Tanzania and Uganda and is about the same size as neighbouring Burundi, is a mountainous country. Although it has an equatorial climate, its high altitudes keep temperatures moderate in the lower reaches and cool in the hills. The rainy season is from October to May, when downpours can be torrential. Best time to visit is between June and August, when humidity is relatively low and conditions are at their most pleasant.

What to pack for Rwanda weather

Despite its high altitude, temperatures in Rwanda are high enough to justify light clothing unless you're planning a walk in the mountains. Pack some warm clothes for the evenings and be prepared for the rainy season.

Rwanda weather averages by month

Check Rwanda holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Rwanda weather with the USA

Below the Rwanda weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Rwanda (Kigali) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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