City Of Kigali, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 19.92°C/67.86°F, Wind SW at 1.34 km/h, 77% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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City of Kigali Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1514.96 meters (4970.34 feet) above sea level, City of Kigali has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 22.53ºC (72.55ºF) and it is 2.09% higher than Rwanda’s averages. City of Kigali typically receives about 220.07 millimeters (8.66 inches) of precipitation and has 271.24 rainy days (74.31% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
Longitude30.0618851
Latitude-1.9440727
Attitude/Elevation1514.96m (4970.34ft)
Local timeMonday 23:11
Annual high temperature25.85ºC (78.53ºF)
Annual low temperature15.53ºC (59.95ºF)
Average annual precip.220.07mm (8.66in)
Warmest monthAugust (27.57ºC / 81.63ºF)
Coldest MonthJune (14.22ºC / 57.6ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (378.71mm / 14.91in)
Driest MonthJuly (32.04mm / 1.26in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)271.24 days (74.31%)
Days with no rain93.75999999999999 days (25.69%)
Humidity73.02%

Climate City of Kigali: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)33.0(91.4)31.0(87.8)28.0(82.4)29.0(84.2)31.0(87.8)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)29.0(84.2)31.0(87.8)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)26.7(80.06)27.17(80.91)26.44(79.59)24.53(76.15)23.57(74.43)24.49(76.08)26.4(79.52)27.57(81.63)27.1(80.78)26.13(79.03)24.95(76.91)25.19(77.34)25.85(78.53)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.04(73.47)23.48(74.26)22.81(73.06)21.39(70.5)20.62(69.12)21.32(70.38)22.98(73.36)24.24(75.63)24.02(75.24)22.93(73.27)21.72(71.1)21.81(71.26)22.53(72.55)
Average low °C (°F)15.61(60.1)16.08(60.94)15.55(59.99)14.76(58.57)14.24(57.63)14.22(57.6)15.27(59.49)16.8(62.24)17.43(63.37)16.47(61.65)15.11(59.2)14.81(58.66)15.53(59.95)
Record low °C (°F)13.0(55.4)13.0(55.4)13.0(55.4)12.0(53.6)11.0(51.8)11.0(51.8)12.0(53.6)13.0(55.4)14.0(57.2)14.0(57.2)12.0(53.6)11.0(51.8)11.0(51.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches)136.29(5.37)168.4(6.63)266.55(10.49)358.42(14.11)283.34(11.16)86.51(3.41)32.04(1.26)80.17(3.16)237.62(9.36)378.71(14.91)368.51(14.51)244.28(9.62)220.07(8.66)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)21.1822.1827.4529.1828.2714.916.2713.4523.3628.3629.3627.2722.6
Average relative humidity (%)71.6671.377.1284.8585.8975.0957.5453.9962.9173.5682.2280.1773.02
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.5411.1810.8611.4810.4111.4711.4411.711.6611.1910.9411.9411.32

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of City of Kigali in recent years.

City of Kigali

City of Kigali Temperature by Month

August
24.24°C | 75.63°F
September
24.02°C | 75.24°F
February
23.48°C | 74.26°F
January
23.04°C | 73.47°F
July
22.98°C | 73.36°F
October
22.93°C | 73.27°F
March
22.81°C | 73.06°F
December
21.81°C | 71.26°F
November
21.72°C | 71.1°F
April
21.39°C | 70.5°F
June
21.32°C | 70.38°F
May
20.62°C | 69.12°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.0°C (89.6°F)28.47°C (83.25°F)22.0°C (71.6°F)
Avg Temperature27.0°C (80.6°F)24.63°C (76.33°F)20.0°C (68.0°F)
Min Temperature20.0°C (68.0°F)17.6°C (63.68°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point16.0°C (60.8°F)13.77°C (56.79°F)11.0°C (51.8°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation23.3mm | 0.92in5.75mm | 0.23in0.0mm | 0in172.5mm | 6.79in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind6.0kmh | 3.73mph4.63kmh | 2.88mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Gust Wind8.0kmh | 4.97mph6.7kmh | 4.16mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure23.3mb5.75mb0.0mb
City of Kigali

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-09-0126 | 78.814 | 57.2614 | 2.4929.91 | 10136.4 | 0.25
2019-09-0226 | 78.814 | 57.2614 | 2.4929.91 | 10137.5 | 0.3
2019-09-0322 | 71.616 | 60.8754 | 2.4929.94 | 101417.6 | 0.69
2019-09-0425 | 77.014 | 57.2615 | 3.1129.94 | 10141.6 | 0.06
2019-09-0525 | 77.012 | 53.6505 | 3.1129.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2019-09-0626 | 78.812 | 53.6535 | 3.1129.97 | 10150.2 | 0.01
2019-09-0725 | 77.011 | 51.8515 | 3.1129.97 | 10150.7 | 0.03
2019-09-0824 | 75.211 | 51.8496 | 3.7329.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2019-09-0925 | 77.011 | 51.8465 | 3.1129.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2019-09-1025 | 77.012 | 53.6503 | 1.8629.94 | 10140.6 | 0.02
2019-09-1124 | 75.214 | 57.2595 | 3.1129.94 | 10144.6 | 0.18
2019-09-1225 | 77.014 | 57.2654 | 2.4929.97 | 101513.0 | 0.51
2019-09-1325 | 77.015 | 59.0674 | 2.4929.97 | 10159.1 | 0.36
2019-09-1426 | 78.815 | 59.0625 | 3.1129.91 | 10132.7 | 0.11
2019-09-1525 | 77.015 | 59.0655 | 3.1129.91 | 10134.3 | 0.17
2019-09-1625 | 77.015 | 59.0645 | 3.1129.91 | 10137.5 | 0.3
2019-09-1726 | 78.813 | 55.4565 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.4 | 0.02
2019-09-1824 | 75.213 | 55.4585 | 3.1129.91 | 10130.1 | 0.0
2019-09-1924 | 75.214 | 57.2635 | 3.1129.91 | 10131.7 | 0.07
2019-09-2026 | 78.812 | 53.6544 | 2.4929.91 | 10130.1 | 0.0
2019-09-2127 | 80.611 | 51.8485 | 3.1129.91 | 10130.4 | 0.02
2019-09-2226 | 78.813 | 55.4565 | 3.1129.91 | 10131.8 | 0.07
2019-09-2326 | 78.814 | 57.2575 | 3.1129.91 | 10133.2 | 0.13
2019-09-2427 | 80.613 | 55.4564 | 2.4929.88 | 10121.7 | 0.07
2019-09-2522 | 71.616 | 60.8735 | 3.1129.88 | 101218.9 | 0.74
2019-09-2622 | 71.616 | 60.8784 | 2.4929.94 | 101423.3 | 0.92
2019-09-2721 | 69.816 | 60.8814 | 2.4929.97 | 101512.7 | 0.5
2019-09-2820 | 68.016 | 60.8865 | 3.1129.94 | 101422.8 | 0.9
2019-09-2925 | 77.015 | 59.0684 | 2.4929.88 | 10120.5 | 0.02
2019-09-3024 | 75.216 | 60.8715 | 3.1129.91 | 10139.1 | 0.36

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