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What is the climate like in Burundi?

The climate of Burundi has an average yearly temperature of 29°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 26°C and rise to 30°C.

Annually, about 1741 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Burundi.

The best time to visit Burundi is June until August. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Burundi.

Temperature 26 to 30°C
Rain 1741 mm

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The climate of Burundi
  • Average yearly temperature: 29°C
  • Highest temperature: 30°C in September and October
  • Lowest temperature: 26°C in June
  • Rainfall: 1741 mm per year, averaging 145 mm by month
  • Driest months: 17 mm in July, 18 mm in June and 24 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 338 mm in March, 260 mm in January and 249 mm in November

Climate table Burundi

The climate table for Burundi shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 28 29 27 28 28 26 28 28 30 30 28 29
Nighttime temperature (°C) 17 17 16 16 18 16 15 16 17 18 16 22
Rainfall (mm) 260 114 338 154 97 18 17 24 122 209 249 139
UV Index 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 7 7
Best month No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Burundi

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Burundi

Temperature by month in Burundi

Rainfall by month in Burundi

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Burundi.

Rainfall by month in Burundi

UV index by month in Burundi

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Burundi.

UV index by month in Burundi

Yearly temperature in Burundi

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Burundi, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Burundi

Yearly total rainfall in Burundi

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Burundi.

Rainfall per year in Burundi

Weather experiences in Burundi

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Since I was in Burundi during July, the weather was excellent. I was in Bujumbura so it was pleasantly warm in the evenings but the days were a bit more sultry.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Burundi by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Burundi and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Burundi, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.