Buhungwe, Western, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 9.44°C/48.99°F, Wind SW at 1.33 km/h, 88% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Buhungwe Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 2451.78 meters (8043.9 feet) above sea level, Buhungwe has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 21.05ºC (69.89ºF) and it is 0.61% higher than Rwanda’s averages. Buhungwe typically receives about 306.99 millimeters (12.09 inches) of precipitation and has 319.79 rainy days (87.61% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityWestern
Longitude29.215052
Latitude-2.48125
Attitude/Elevation2451.78m (8043.9ft)
Local timeFriday 23:54
Annual high temperature23.57ºC (74.43ºF)
Annual low temperature15.8ºC (60.44ºF)
Average annual precip.306.99mm (12.09in)
Warmest monthFebruary (24.9ºC / 76.82ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (15.13ºC / 59.23ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (498.84mm / 19.64in)
Driest MonthJuly (89.02mm / 3.5in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)319.79 days (87.61%)
Days with no rain45.20999999999998 days (12.39%)
Humidity83.71%

Climate Buhungwe: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)28.91(84.04)30.97(87.75)28.91(84.04)27.87(82.17)26.84(80.31)27.87(82.17)26.84(80.31)28.91(84.04)29.94(85.89)27.87(82.17)27.87(82.17)28.91(84.04)30.97(87.75)
Average high °C (°F)24.49(76.08)24.9(76.82)24.16(75.49)22.96(73.33)22.42(72.36)22.47(72.45)23.45(74.21)24.27(75.69)24.08(75.34)23.64(74.55)22.92(73.26)23.14(73.65)23.57(74.43)
Daily mean °C (°F)21.48(70.66)21.92(71.46)21.38(70.48)20.59(69.06)20.24(68.43)20.13(68.23)20.81(69.46)21.72(71.1)21.65(70.97)21.28(70.3)20.76(69.37)20.67(69.21)21.05(69.89)
Average low °C (°F)15.13(59.23)15.63(60.13)15.69(60.24)15.72(60.3)16.04(60.87)15.31(59.56)15.4(59.72)16.14(61.05)16.67(62.01)16.32(61.38)15.99(60.78)15.42(59.76)15.8(60.44)
Record low °C (°F)10.32(50.58)10.32(50.58)12.39(54.3)11.36(52.45)13.42(56.16)12.39(54.3)11.36(52.45)12.39(54.3)11.36(52.45)12.39(54.3)11.36(52.45)11.36(52.45)10.32(50.58)
Average precipitation mm (inches)151.37(5.96)221.72(8.73)397.28(15.64)457.24(18.0)396.74(15.62)205.33(8.08)89.02(3.5)149.94(5.9)349.75(13.77)498.84(19.64)483.28(19.03)283.17(11.15)306.97(12.09)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)22.5324.2130.8830.5129.7526.0918.319.7127.4130.8830.628.9126.65
Average relative humidity (%)81.281.6486.0590.7391.4786.6176.1272.1277.9784.7389.1286.7883.71
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.711.4311.0611.212.0611.2411.6611.8112.1411.4211.0212.4811.6

Climate Graph

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

Buhungwe

Buhungwe Temperature by Month

February
21.92°C | 71.46°F
August
21.72°C | 71.1°F
September
21.65°C | 70.97°F
January
21.48°C | 70.66°F
March
21.38°C | 70.48°F
October
21.28°C | 70.3°F
July
20.81°C | 69.46°F
November
20.76°C | 69.37°F
December
20.67°C | 69.21°F
April
20.59°C | 69.06°F
May
20.24°C | 68.43°F
June
20.13°C | 68.23°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature25.81°C (78.46°F)22.25°C (72.05°F)18.58°C (65.44°F)
Avg Temperature22.71°C (72.88°F)20.08°C (68.14°F)17.55°C (63.59°F)
Min Temperature17.55°C (63.59°F)14.85°C (58.73°F)11.36°C (52.45°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point17.55°C (63.59°F)15.72°C (60.3°F)13.42°C (56.16°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation29.22mm | 1.15in8.22mm | 0.32in0.31mm | 0.01in254.68mm | 10.03in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind6.19kmh | 3.85mph3.26kmh | 2.03mph2.06kmh | 1.28mph
Gust Wind9.29kmh | 5.77mph5.03kmh | 3.13mph2.06kmh | 1.28mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure29.22mb8.22mb0.31mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
December° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-12-0120.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74864.13 | 2.5730.94 | 1047.8911.87 | 0.47
2015-12-0220.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74873.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.8917.14 | 0.67
2015-12-0320.65 | 69.1715.49 | 59.88812.06 | 1.2830.91 | 1046.8517.34 | 0.68
2015-12-0419.62 | 67.3216.52 | 61.74842.06 | 1.2830.91 | 1046.8514.45 | 0.57
2015-12-0518.58 | 65.4415.49 | 59.88902.06 | 1.2830.97 | 1048.9219.72 | 0.78
2015-12-0620.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74872.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.8929.22 | 1.15
2015-12-0720.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74862.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.8911.25 | 0.44
2015-12-0821.68 | 71.0216.52 | 61.74852.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.8912.39 | 0.49
2015-12-0921.68 | 71.0216.52 | 61.74842.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.899.7 | 0.38
2015-12-1020.65 | 69.1717.55 | 63.59882.06 | 1.2830.97 | 1048.9215.28 | 0.6
2015-12-1120.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74873.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.8910.12 | 0.4
2015-12-1217.55 | 63.5916.52 | 61.74945.16 | 3.2130.94 | 1047.8924.05 | 0.95
2015-12-1319.62 | 67.3215.49 | 59.88876.19 | 3.8530.91 | 1046.851.65 | 0.06
2015-12-1419.62 | 67.3215.49 | 59.88845.16 | 3.2130.94 | 1047.891.76 | 0.07
2015-12-1519.62 | 67.3216.52 | 61.74873.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.896.09 | 0.24
2015-12-1619.62 | 67.3216.52 | 61.74913.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.897.23 | 0.28
2015-12-1718.58 | 65.4415.49 | 59.88903.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.895.16 | 0.2
2015-12-1818.58 | 65.4413.42 | 56.16824.13 | 2.5730.88 | 1045.822.17 | 0.09
2015-12-1918.58 | 65.4413.42 | 56.16824.13 | 2.5730.85 | 1044.791.96 | 0.08
2015-12-2018.58 | 65.4413.42 | 56.16824.13 | 2.5730.88 | 1045.822.17 | 0.09
2015-12-2120.65 | 69.1714.45 | 58.01814.13 | 2.5730.94 | 1047.891.86 | 0.07
2015-12-2221.68 | 71.0215.49 | 59.88812.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.892.27 | 0.09
2015-12-2320.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74853.1 | 1.9330.94 | 1047.896.19 | 0.24
2015-12-2420.65 | 69.1715.49 | 59.88824.13 | 2.5730.97 | 1048.922.58 | 0.1
2015-12-2520.65 | 69.1714.45 | 58.01804.13 | 2.5730.97 | 1048.921.96 | 0.08
2015-12-2620.65 | 69.1715.49 | 59.88834.13 | 2.5730.91 | 1046.850.93 | 0.04
2015-12-2720.65 | 69.1716.52 | 61.74863.1 | 1.9330.91 | 1046.853.92 | 0.15
2015-12-2817.55 | 63.5914.45 | 58.01884.13 | 2.5730.88 | 1045.823.61 | 0.14
2015-12-2918.58 | 65.4415.49 | 59.88873.1 | 1.9330.91 | 1046.854.03 | 0.16
2015-12-3021.68 | 71.0216.52 | 61.74832.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.896.3 | 0.25
2015-12-3122.71 | 72.8815.49 | 59.88782.06 | 1.2830.94 | 1047.890.31 | 0.01

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