Gakoma, Western, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 19.46°C/67.03°F, Wind SW at 1.05 km/h, 62% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Gakoma Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1497.99 meters (4914.67 feet) above sea level, Gakoma has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 21.41ºC (70.54ºF) and it is 0.97% higher than Rwanda’s averages. Gakoma typically receives about 312.15 millimeters (12.29 inches) of precipitation and has 325.17 rainy days (89.09% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityWestern
Longitude29.9178234
Latitude-2.4830211
Attitude/Elevation1497.99m (4914.67ft)
Local timeSunday 18:46
Annual high temperature23.97ºC (75.15ºF)
Annual low temperature16.06ºC (60.91ºF)
Average annual precip.312.15mm (12.29in)
Warmest monthFebruary (25.32ºC / 77.58ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (15.39ºC / 59.7ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (507.24mm / 19.97in)
Driest MonthJuly (90.52mm / 3.56in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)325.17 days (89.09%)
Days with no rain39.829999999999984 days (10.91%)
Humidity85.12%

Climate Gakoma: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)29.39(84.9)31.49(88.68)29.39(84.9)28.34(83.01)27.29(81.12)28.34(83.01)27.29(81.12)29.39(84.9)30.44(86.79)28.34(83.01)28.34(83.01)29.39(84.9)31.49(88.68)
Average high °C (°F)24.9(76.82)25.32(77.58)24.57(76.23)23.35(74.03)22.8(73.04)22.84(73.11)23.84(74.91)24.68(76.42)24.48(76.06)24.04(75.27)23.31(73.96)23.53(74.35)23.97(75.15)
Daily mean °C (°F)21.85(71.33)22.29(72.12)21.74(71.13)20.93(69.67)20.58(69.04)20.47(68.85)21.16(70.09)22.09(71.76)22.01(71.62)21.64(70.95)21.11(70.0)21.02(69.84)21.41(70.54)
Average low °C (°F)15.39(59.7)15.89(60.6)15.96(60.73)15.99(60.78)16.31(61.36)15.57(60.03)15.66(60.19)16.41(61.54)16.95(62.51)16.6(61.88)16.26(61.27)15.68(60.22)16.06(60.91)
Record low °C (°F)10.5(50.9)10.5(50.9)12.6(54.68)11.55(52.79)13.65(56.57)12.6(54.68)11.55(52.79)12.6(54.68)11.55(52.79)12.6(54.68)11.55(52.79)11.55(52.79)10.5(50.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches)153.92(6.06)225.46(8.88)403.97(15.9)464.95(18.31)403.43(15.88)208.79(8.22)90.52(3.56)152.46(6.0)355.64(14.0)507.24(19.97)491.42(19.35)287.94(11.34)312.15(12.29)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)22.9124.6231.431.0230.2626.5318.6120.0427.8731.431.1229.3927.1
Average relative humidity (%)82.5783.0287.592.2693.0188.0777.473.3479.2886.1690.6288.2585.12
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.8911.6211.2411.3912.2611.4311.8512.0112.3511.6111.212.6911.8

Climate Graph

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

Gakoma

Gakoma Temperature by Month

February
22.29°C | 72.12°F
August
22.09°C | 71.76°F
September
22.01°C | 71.62°F
January
21.85°C | 71.33°F
March
21.74°C | 71.13°F
October
21.64°C | 70.95°F
July
21.16°C | 70.09°F
November
21.11°C | 70.0°F
December
21.02°C | 69.84°F
April
20.93°C | 69.67°F
May
20.58°C | 69.04°F
June
20.47°C | 68.85°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature25.2°C (77.36°F)22.92°C (73.26°F)16.8°C (62.24°F)
Avg Temperature22.05°C (71.69°F)20.58°C (69.04°F)14.7°C (58.46°F)
Min Temperature17.85°C (64.13°F)15.68°C (60.22°F)12.6°C (54.68°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point16.8°C (62.24°F)14.53°C (58.15°F)12.6°C (54.68°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation86.92mm | 3.42in14.44mm | 0.57in0.73mm | 0.03in433.1mm | 17.05in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind7.35kmh | 4.57mph5.18kmh | 3.22mph2.1kmh | 1.3mph
Gust Wind11.55kmh | 7.18mph7.63kmh | 4.74mph3.15kmh | 1.96mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure86.92mb14.44mb0.73mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-09-0119.95 | 67.9112.6 | 54.68725.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.51.05 | 0.04
2015-09-0221.0 | 69.814.7 | 58.46775.25 | 3.2631.47 | 1065.5515.54 | 0.61
2015-09-0321.0 | 69.815.75 | 60.35793.15 | 1.9631.47 | 1065.5528.66 | 1.13
2015-09-0414.7 | 58.4614.7 | 58.46923.15 | 1.9631.53 | 1067.6586.92 | 3.42
2015-09-0519.95 | 67.9112.6 | 54.68726.3 | 3.9131.47 | 1065.551.89 | 0.07
2015-09-0618.9 | 66.0212.6 | 54.68746.3 | 3.9131.47 | 1065.553.25 | 0.13
2015-09-0719.95 | 67.9113.65 | 56.57766.3 | 3.9131.43 | 1064.59.97 | 0.39
2015-09-0822.05 | 71.6913.65 | 56.57726.3 | 3.9131.43 | 1064.53.36 | 0.13
2015-09-0922.05 | 71.6913.65 | 56.57705.25 | 3.2631.4 | 1063.453.04 | 0.12
2015-09-1022.05 | 71.6914.7 | 58.46725.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.56.09 | 0.24
2015-09-1122.05 | 71.6914.7 | 58.46747.35 | 4.5731.43 | 1064.55.46 | 0.21
2015-09-1222.05 | 71.6914.7 | 58.46737.35 | 4.5731.47 | 1065.5511.13 | 0.44
2015-09-1321.0 | 69.814.7 | 58.46767.35 | 4.5731.47 | 1065.5519.95 | 0.79
2015-09-1421.0 | 69.814.7 | 58.46727.35 | 4.5731.47 | 1065.551.36 | 0.05
2015-09-1521.0 | 69.814.7 | 58.46735.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.55.56 | 0.22
2015-09-1616.8 | 62.2413.65 | 56.57803.15 | 1.9631.47 | 1065.551.78 | 0.07
2015-09-1719.95 | 67.9113.65 | 56.57795.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.54.3 | 0.17
2015-09-1819.95 | 67.9114.7 | 58.46805.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.54.51 | 0.18
2015-09-1918.9 | 66.0214.7 | 58.46804.2 | 2.6131.43 | 1064.53.04 | 0.12
2015-09-2018.9 | 66.0213.65 | 56.57805.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.55.25 | 0.21
2015-09-2122.05 | 71.6912.6 | 54.68657.35 | 4.5731.47 | 1065.551.05 | 0.04
2015-09-2221.0 | 69.812.6 | 54.68667.35 | 4.5731.43 | 1064.50.73 | 0.03
2015-09-2322.05 | 71.6913.65 | 56.57695.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.54.93 | 0.19
2015-09-2422.05 | 71.6915.75 | 60.35754.2 | 2.6131.43 | 1064.526.66 | 1.05
2015-09-2522.05 | 71.6915.75 | 60.35783.15 | 1.9631.4 | 1063.4528.87 | 1.14
2015-09-2619.95 | 67.9116.8 | 62.24843.15 | 1.9631.4 | 1063.4538.63 | 1.52
2015-09-2719.95 | 67.9115.75 | 60.35852.1 | 1.331.43 | 1064.536.64 | 1.44
2015-09-2821.0 | 69.816.8 | 62.24825.25 | 3.2631.43 | 1064.527.29 | 1.07
2015-09-2922.05 | 71.6916.8 | 62.24794.2 | 2.6131.4 | 1063.4520.89 | 0.82
2015-09-3022.05 | 71.6916.8 | 62.24813.15 | 1.9631.37 | 1062.425.3 | 1.0

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