Gihinga, Western, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 16.64°C/61.95°F, Wind SW at 1.5 km/h, 79% Humidity, 1.14% Chance of rain

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Gihinga Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Gihinga has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 20.85ºC (69.53ºF) and it is 0.41% higher than Rwanda’s averages. Gihinga typically receives about 303.99 millimeters (11.97 inches) of precipitation and has 316.67 rainy days (86.76% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityWestern
Longitude29.5
Latitude-1.9358333
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeSaturday 12:29
Annual high temperature23.34ºC (74.01ºF)
Annual low temperature15.64ºC (60.15ºF)
Average annual precip.303.99mm (11.97in)
Warmest monthFebruary (24.66ºC / 76.39ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (14.99ºC / 58.98ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (494.0mm / 19.45in)
Driest MonthJuly (88.16mm / 3.47in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)316.67 days (86.76%)
Days with no rain48.329999999999984 days (13.24%)
Humidity82.89%

Climate Gihinga: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)28.63(83.53)30.67(87.21)28.63(83.53)27.6(81.68)26.58(79.84)27.6(81.68)26.58(79.84)28.63(83.53)29.65(85.37)27.6(81.68)27.6(81.68)28.63(83.53)30.67(87.21)
Average high °C (°F)24.25(75.65)24.66(76.39)23.92(75.06)22.74(72.93)22.21(71.98)22.25(72.05)23.22(73.8)24.04(75.27)23.84(74.91)23.41(74.14)22.7(72.86)22.91(73.24)23.34(74.01)
Daily mean °C (°F)21.28(70.3)21.71(71.08)21.17(70.11)20.39(68.7)20.04(68.07)19.94(67.89)20.61(69.1)21.51(70.72)21.44(70.59)21.07(69.93)20.56(69.01)20.47(68.85)20.85(69.53)
Average low °C (°F)14.99(58.98)15.48(59.86)15.54(59.97)15.57(60.03)15.89(60.6)15.16(59.29)15.25(59.45)15.98(60.76)16.51(61.72)16.16(61.09)15.84(60.51)15.27(59.49)15.64(60.15)
Record low °C (°F)10.22(50.4)10.22(50.4)12.27(54.09)11.25(52.25)13.29(55.92)12.27(54.09)11.25(52.25)12.27(54.09)11.25(52.25)12.27(54.09)11.25(52.25)11.25(52.25)10.22(50.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)149.9(5.9)219.57(8.64)393.43(15.49)452.81(17.83)392.9(15.47)203.35(8.01)88.16(3.47)148.48(5.85)346.36(13.64)494.0(19.45)478.6(18.84)280.42(11.04)304.0(11.97)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)22.3123.9830.5830.2129.4725.8418.1319.5227.1430.5830.328.6326.39
Average relative humidity (%)80.4180.8585.2289.8590.5885.7775.3871.4277.2183.9188.2585.9482.9
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.5811.3210.9511.0911.9411.1311.5411.712.0211.3110.9112.3611.49

Climate Graph

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

Gihinga

Gihinga Temperature by Month

February
21.71°C | 71.08°F
August
21.51°C | 70.72°F
September
21.44°C | 70.59°F
January
21.28°C | 70.3°F
March
21.17°C | 70.11°F
October
21.07°C | 69.93°F
July
20.61°C | 69.1°F
November
20.56°C | 69.01°F
December
20.47°C | 68.85°F
April
20.39°C | 68.7°F
May
20.04°C | 68.07°F
June
19.94°C | 67.89°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature25.56°C (78.01°F)22.03°C (71.65°F)18.4°C (65.12°F)
Avg Temperature22.49°C (72.48°F)19.89°C (67.8°F)17.38°C (63.28°F)
Min Temperature17.38°C (63.28°F)14.71°C (58.48°F)11.25°C (52.25°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point17.38°C (63.28°F)15.57°C (60.03°F)13.29°C (55.92°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation28.93mm | 1.14in8.14mm | 0.32in0.31mm | 0.01in252.24mm | 9.93in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind6.13kmh | 3.81mph3.23kmh | 2.01mph2.04kmh | 1.27mph
Gust Wind9.2kmh | 5.72mph4.98kmh | 3.09mph2.04kmh | 1.27mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure28.93mb8.14mb0.31mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
December° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-12-0120.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45864.09 | 2.5430.64 | 1037.7411.76 | 0.46
2015-12-0220.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45873.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.7416.97 | 0.67
2015-12-0320.45 | 68.8115.34 | 59.61812.04 | 1.2730.61 | 1036.7117.18 | 0.68
2015-12-0419.43 | 66.9716.36 | 61.45842.04 | 1.2730.61 | 1036.7114.31 | 0.56
2015-12-0518.4 | 65.1215.34 | 59.61902.04 | 1.2730.67 | 1038.7619.53 | 0.77
2015-12-0620.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45872.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.7428.93 | 1.14
2015-12-0720.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45862.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.7411.14 | 0.44
2015-12-0821.47 | 70.6516.36 | 61.45852.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.7412.27 | 0.48
2015-12-0921.47 | 70.6516.36 | 61.45842.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.749.61 | 0.38
2015-12-1020.45 | 68.8117.38 | 63.28882.04 | 1.2730.67 | 1038.7615.13 | 0.6
2015-12-1120.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45873.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.7410.02 | 0.39
2015-12-1217.38 | 63.2816.36 | 61.45945.11 | 3.1830.64 | 1037.7423.82 | 0.94
2015-12-1319.43 | 66.9715.34 | 59.61876.13 | 3.8130.61 | 1036.711.64 | 0.06
2015-12-1419.43 | 66.9715.34 | 59.61845.11 | 3.1830.64 | 1037.741.74 | 0.07
2015-12-1519.43 | 66.9716.36 | 61.45873.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.746.03 | 0.24
2015-12-1619.43 | 66.9716.36 | 61.45913.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.747.16 | 0.28
2015-12-1718.4 | 65.1215.34 | 59.61903.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.745.11 | 0.2
2015-12-1818.4 | 65.1213.29 | 55.92824.09 | 2.5430.58 | 1035.692.15 | 0.08
2015-12-1918.4 | 65.1213.29 | 55.92824.09 | 2.5430.55 | 1034.671.94 | 0.08
2015-12-2018.4 | 65.1213.29 | 55.92824.09 | 2.5430.58 | 1035.692.15 | 0.08
2015-12-2120.45 | 68.8114.31 | 57.76814.09 | 2.5430.64 | 1037.741.84 | 0.07
2015-12-2221.47 | 70.6515.34 | 59.61812.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.742.25 | 0.09
2015-12-2320.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45853.07 | 1.9130.64 | 1037.746.13 | 0.24
2015-12-2420.45 | 68.8115.34 | 59.61824.09 | 2.5430.67 | 1038.762.56 | 0.1
2015-12-2520.45 | 68.8114.31 | 57.76804.09 | 2.5430.67 | 1038.761.94 | 0.08
2015-12-2620.45 | 68.8115.34 | 59.61834.09 | 2.5430.61 | 1036.710.92 | 0.04
2015-12-2720.45 | 68.8116.36 | 61.45863.07 | 1.9130.61 | 1036.713.89 | 0.15
2015-12-2817.38 | 63.2814.31 | 57.76884.09 | 2.5430.58 | 1035.693.58 | 0.14
2015-12-2918.4 | 65.1215.34 | 59.61873.07 | 1.9130.61 | 1036.713.99 | 0.16
2015-12-3021.47 | 70.6516.36 | 61.45832.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.746.24 | 0.25
2015-12-3122.49 | 72.4815.34 | 59.61782.04 | 1.2730.64 | 1037.740.31 | 0.01

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