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What is the climate like in Rwanda?

The climate of Rwanda has an average yearly temperature of 27°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 26°C and rise to 28°C.

Annually, about 1533 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Rwanda.

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

Temperature 26 to 28°C
Rain 1533 mm

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The climate of Rwanda

Climate table Rwanda

The climate table for Rwanda 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) 27 27 27 26 26 27 27 28 28 27 26 26
Nighttime temperature (°C) 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 17 17 17 17 17
Rainfall (mm) 103 117 264 250 125 25 37 49 133 143 160 127
UV Index 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8 8
Best month No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Rwanda

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

Temperature by month in Rwanda

Rainfall by month in Rwanda

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

Rainfall by month in Rwanda

UV index by month in Rwanda

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

UV index by month in Rwanda

Yearly temperature in Rwanda

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

Yearly temperature in Rwanda

Yearly total rainfall in Rwanda

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

Rainfall per year in Rwanda

Weather experiences in Rwanda

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Average weather in Rwanda by month

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