Burundi weather in March

Considering a trip to Burundi this March and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Burundi in March?

March in Burundi generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 29°C and nighttime temperatures around 20°C in Bujumbura.

March is a very rainy month with an average rainfall of around 204 mm in Bujumbura. The city Bujumbura usually sees around 175 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Burundi in March, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Burundi climate page.

Where to go in Burundi in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Burundi on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Burundi

What is the weather like in March for the most popular destinonation in Burundi?

Average weather in Bujumbura

In March Bujumbura generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
158 hours 
184 mm 
17 days 
175 hours 
204 mm 
20 days 
April   >> April
163 hours 
246 mm 
21 days 
Climate in Bujumbura

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Is March the best time to visit Burundi?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Bujumbura, March may not be the ideal time to visit Burundi.

Generally speaking, June, July and August provide perfect weather in Bujumbura. The weather in January, March, April, November and December, on the other hand, tends to be unpleasant.

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