Climate in Kigali, Rwanda

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Weather Forecasts for Kigali

THU Jan 20
25°C | 14°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

FRI Jan 21
26°C | 16°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT Jan 22
31°C | 14°C
Sunny

Sunny

The best time of year to visit Kigali in Rwanda

During the month of April, May, June, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Kigali?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 24°C (75°F) and 27°C (80°F).
  • Does Kigali have a dry season?
    Yes, the months June and July are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Kigali?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 27°C (80°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Kigali?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 24°C (75°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Kigali?
    April tops the wettest month list with 183mm (7.2in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Kigali?
    July is the driest month with 9mm (0.4in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Kigali?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 248 hours of sunshine.

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