Kigali, City Of Kigali, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 19.88°C/67.78°F, Wind SW at 4.12 km/h, 83% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Kigali Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Kigali has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The district’s yearly temperature is 23.16ºC (73.69ºF) and it is 2.72% higher than Rwanda’s averages. Kigali typically receives about 226.19 millimeters (8.91 inches) of precipitation and has 278.78 rainy days (76.38% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityCity of Kigali
Longitude30.112735
Latitude-1.9578755
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeSunday 21:24
Annual high temperature26.57ºC (79.83ºF)
Annual low temperature15.96ºC (60.73ºF)
Average annual precip.226.19mm (8.91in)
Warmest monthAugust (28.34ºC / 83.01ºF)
Coldest MonthJune (14.62ºC / 58.32ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (389.24mm / 15.32in)
Driest MonthJuly (32.93mm / 1.3in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)278.78 days (76.38%)
Days with no rain86.22000000000003 days (23.62%)
Humidity75.05%

Climate Kigali: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.89(91.2)33.92(93.06)33.92(93.06)31.86(89.35)28.78(83.8)29.81(85.66)31.86(89.35)34.95(94.91)34.95(94.91)33.92(93.06)29.81(85.66)31.86(89.35)34.95(94.91)
Average high °C (°F)27.44(81.39)27.93(82.27)27.18(80.92)25.21(77.38)24.23(75.61)25.17(77.31)27.13(80.83)28.34(83.01)27.85(82.13)26.86(80.35)25.64(78.15)25.89(78.6)26.57(79.83)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.68(74.62)24.13(75.43)23.44(74.19)21.98(71.56)21.19(70.14)21.91(71.44)23.62(74.52)24.91(76.84)24.69(76.44)23.57(74.43)22.32(72.18)22.42(72.36)23.16(73.69)
Average low °C (°F)16.04(60.87)16.53(61.75)15.98(60.76)15.17(59.31)14.64(58.35)14.62(58.32)15.69(60.24)17.27(63.09)17.91(64.24)16.93(62.47)15.53(59.95)15.22(59.4)15.96(60.73)
Record low °C (°F)13.36(56.05)13.36(56.05)13.36(56.05)12.33(54.19)11.31(52.36)11.31(52.36)12.33(54.19)13.36(56.05)14.39(57.9)14.39(57.9)12.33(54.19)11.31(52.36)11.31(52.36)
Average precipitation mm (inches)140.08(5.51)173.08(6.81)273.96(10.79)368.38(14.5)291.22(11.47)88.91(3.5)32.93(1.3)82.4(3.24)244.23(9.62)389.24(15.32)378.75(14.91)251.07(9.88)226.19(8.91)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)21.7722.828.2129.9929.0615.326.4413.8224.0129.1530.1828.0323.23
Average relative humidity (%)73.6573.2879.2687.2188.2877.1859.1455.4964.6675.684.5182.475.05
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.8611.4911.1611.810.711.7911.7612.0311.9811.511.2412.2711.63

Climate Graph

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

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Kigali Temperature by Month

August
24.91°C | 76.84°F
September
24.69°C | 76.44°F
February
24.13°C | 75.43°F
January
23.68°C | 74.62°F
July
23.62°C | 74.52°F
October
23.57°C | 74.43°F
March
23.44°C | 74.19°F
December
22.42°C | 72.36°F
November
22.32°C | 72.18°F
April
21.98°C | 71.56°F
June
21.91°C | 71.44°F
May
21.19°C | 70.14°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.89°C (91.2°F)27.68°C (81.82°F)19.53°C (67.15°F)
Avg Temperature27.75°C (81.95°F)24.04°C (75.27°F)19.53°C (67.15°F)
Min Temperature19.53°C (67.15°F)17.94°C (64.29°F)16.44°C (61.59°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point18.5°C (65.3°F)15.45°C (59.81°F)11.31°C (52.36°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation47.38mm | 1.87in12.43mm | 0.49in0.0mm | 0in385.33mm | 15.17in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind6.17kmh | 3.83mph4.74kmh | 2.95mph3.08kmh | 1.91mph
Gust Wind9.25kmh | 5.75mph7.42kmh | 4.61mph6.17kmh | 3.83mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure47.38mb12.43mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
October° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-10-0124.67 | 76.4116.44 | 61.59715.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.1311.2 | 0.44
2020-10-0224.67 | 76.4115.42 | 59.76684.11 | 2.5530.72 | 1040.138.43 | 0.33
2020-10-0325.7 | 78.2613.36 | 56.05575.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.131.03 | 0.04
2020-10-0425.7 | 78.2613.36 | 56.05586.17 | 3.8330.75 | 1041.160.51 | 0.02
2020-10-0527.75 | 81.9511.31 | 52.36464.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.160.0 | 0
2020-10-0627.75 | 81.9512.33 | 54.19515.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.130.0 | 0
2020-10-0726.72 | 80.112.33 | 54.19515.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.130.62 | 0.02
2020-10-0826.72 | 80.113.36 | 56.05554.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.160.51 | 0.02
2020-10-0926.72 | 80.113.36 | 56.05566.17 | 3.8330.72 | 1040.130.1 | 0.0
2020-10-1025.7 | 78.2614.39 | 57.9645.14 | 3.1930.75 | 1041.161.23 | 0.05
2020-10-1125.7 | 78.2614.39 | 57.9645.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.133.91 | 0.15
2020-10-1225.7 | 78.2614.39 | 57.9595.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.131.23 | 0.05
2020-10-1322.61 | 72.715.42 | 59.76765.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.1314.29 | 0.56
2020-10-1422.61 | 72.715.42 | 59.76765.14 | 3.1930.75 | 1041.1611.61 | 0.46
2020-10-1524.67 | 76.4115.42 | 59.76674.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.165.76 | 0.23
2020-10-1625.7 | 78.2614.39 | 57.9625.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.130.82 | 0.03
2020-10-1725.7 | 78.2614.39 | 57.9614.11 | 2.5530.72 | 1040.130.41 | 0.02
2020-10-1824.67 | 76.4115.42 | 59.76665.14 | 3.1930.68 | 1039.110.93 | 0.04
2020-10-1924.67 | 76.4115.42 | 59.76705.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.131.75 | 0.07
2020-10-2022.61 | 72.717.47 | 63.45835.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.1333.4 | 1.31
2020-10-2120.56 | 69.0117.47 | 63.45884.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.1624.36 | 0.96
2020-10-2222.61 | 72.718.5 | 65.3873.08 | 1.9130.75 | 1041.1644.3 | 1.74
2020-10-2323.64 | 74.5516.44 | 61.59774.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.168.74 | 0.34
2020-10-2422.61 | 72.716.44 | 61.59795.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.1312.64 | 0.5
2020-10-2522.61 | 72.717.47 | 63.45814.11 | 2.5530.68 | 1039.1115.52 | 0.61
2020-10-2622.61 | 72.717.47 | 63.45874.11 | 2.5530.72 | 1040.1347.38 | 1.87
2020-10-2720.56 | 69.0117.47 | 63.45904.11 | 2.5530.72 | 1040.1334.74 | 1.37
2020-10-2821.58 | 70.8417.47 | 63.45875.14 | 3.1930.72 | 1040.1326.93 | 1.06
2020-10-2920.56 | 69.0117.47 | 63.45915.14 | 3.1930.75 | 1041.1641.01 | 1.61
2020-10-3019.53 | 67.1517.47 | 63.45924.11 | 2.5530.78 | 1042.1915.42 | 0.61
2020-10-3121.58 | 70.8417.47 | 63.45864.11 | 2.5530.75 | 1041.1616.55 | 0.65

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