Burundi Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical13 Bubanza Bujumbura Mairie Bujumbura Rural Cankuzo Cibitoke Karuzi Kayanza Kirundo Makamba Muyinga Ngozi Rumonge Ruyigi
CwbTemperate highland tropical climate with dry wintersTemperate5 Bururi Gitega Muramvya Mwaro Rutana

Summary: Most regions (13) in Burundi lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 21.71°C (71.08°F) in Kirundo to a low of 19.96°C (67.93°F) in Bubanza.

Climate Burundi: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)24.27(75.69)24.91(76.84)24.26(75.67)23.03(73.45)22.78(73.0)24.01(75.22)25.71(78.28)26.82(80.28)26.7(80.06)25.27(77.49)23.62(74.52)23.36(74.05)26.82(80.28)
Average high °C (°F)23.42(74.16)24.01(75.22)23.44(74.19)22.23(72.01)21.63(70.93)22.14(71.85)23.49(74.28)24.59(76.26)24.95(76.91)23.95(75.11)22.81(73.06)22.55(72.59)23.27(73.89)
Daily mean °C (°F)20.4(68.72)20.89(69.6)20.57(69.03)19.71(67.48)19.13(66.43)19.4(66.92)20.44(68.79)21.66(70.99)22.21(71.98)21.27(70.29)20.19(68.34)19.8(67.64)20.47(68.85)
Average low °C (°F)14.19(57.54)14.01(57.22)14.41(57.94)14.32(57.78)13.92(57.06)13.22(55.8)13.74(56.73)15.33(59.59)16.08(60.94)15.49(59.88)14.66(58.39)14.07(57.33)14.45(58.01)
Record low °C (°F)13.87(56.97)13.74(56.73)14.06(57.31)13.97(57.15)13.6(56.48)12.7(54.86)13.01(55.42)14.4(57.92)15.46(59.83)14.9(58.82)14.07(57.33)13.73(56.71)12.7(54.86)
Average precipitation mm (inches)143.22(5.64)143.66(5.66)178.17(7.01)191.56(7.54)128.05(5.04)27.09(1.07)10.18(0.4)17.71(0.7)61.65(2.43)170.21(6.7)211.03(8.31)199.75(7.86)123.52(4.86)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)24.4823.1927.5826.1619.727.262.814.5912.4722.2226.7427.4218.72
Average relative humidity (%)78.0677.080.3685.2585.0575.2761.655.3559.171.2580.9382.4274.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.3710.7410.510.589.9210.111.4111.5811.6910.8110.7311.7810.93

Burundi Climate Graph

Burundi

Burundi’s Cities by Temperature

Burundi’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Cankuzo
21.71°C | 71.08°F
Karuzi
21.71°C | 71.08°F
Kirundo
21.71°C | 71.08°F
Muyinga
21.71°C | 71.08°F
Rutana
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Muramvya
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Makamba
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Gitega
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Ruyigi
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Mwaro
20.24°C | 68.43°F
Kayanza
20.23°C | 68.41°F
Ngozi
20.23°C | 68.41°F
Bujumbura Rural
19.96°C | 67.93°F
Cibitoke
19.96°C | 67.93°F
Bururi
19.96°C | 67.93°F
Rumonge
19.96°C | 67.93°F
Bujumbura Mairie
19.96°C | 67.93°F
Bubanza
19.96°C | 67.93°F

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