Gitongo, Western, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 17.8°C/64.04°F, Wind SW at 1.68 km/h, 87% Humidity, 0.15% Chance of rain

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Gitongo Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1470.93 meters (4825.89 feet) above sea level, Gitongo has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 20.27ºC (68.49ºF) and it is -0.17% lower than Rwanda’s averages. Gitongo typically receives about 295.64 millimeters (11.64 inches) of precipitation and has 307.97 rainy days (84.38% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityWestern
Longitude29.1422222
Latitude-2.3033333
Attitude/Elevation1470.93m (4825.89ft)
Local timeWednesday 19:41
Annual high temperature22.7ºC (72.86ºF)
Annual low temperature15.21ºC (59.38ºF)
Average annual precip.295.64mm (11.64in)
Warmest monthFebruary (23.98ºC / 75.16ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (14.58ºC / 58.24ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (480.43mm / 18.91in)
Driest MonthJuly (85.74mm / 3.38in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)307.97 days (84.38%)
Days with no rain57.02999999999997 days (15.62%)
Humidity80.62%

Climate Gitongo: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)27.84(82.11)29.83(85.69)27.84(82.11)26.85(80.33)25.85(78.53)26.85(80.33)25.85(78.53)27.84(82.11)28.83(83.89)26.85(80.33)26.85(80.33)27.84(82.11)29.83(85.69)
Average high °C (°F)23.58(74.44)23.98(75.16)23.27(73.89)22.11(71.8)21.6(70.88)21.64(70.95)22.58(72.64)23.38(74.08)23.19(73.74)22.77(72.99)22.07(71.73)22.28(72.1)22.7(72.86)
Daily mean °C (°F)20.69(69.24)21.11(70.0)20.59(69.06)19.83(67.69)19.49(67.08)19.39(66.9)20.05(68.09)20.92(69.66)20.85(69.53)20.49(68.88)20.0(68.0)19.91(67.84)20.27(68.49)
Average low °C (°F)14.58(58.24)15.05(59.09)15.11(59.2)15.14(59.25)15.45(59.81)14.75(58.55)14.83(58.69)15.54(59.97)16.06(60.91)15.72(60.3)15.4(59.72)14.85(58.73)15.21(59.38)
Record low °C (°F)9.94(49.89)9.94(49.89)11.93(53.47)10.94(51.69)12.93(55.27)11.93(53.47)10.94(51.69)11.93(53.47)10.94(51.69)11.93(53.47)10.94(51.69)10.94(51.69)9.94(49.89)
Average precipitation mm (inches)145.78(5.74)213.54(8.41)382.62(15.06)440.37(17.34)382.1(15.04)197.76(7.79)85.74(3.38)144.4(5.69)336.84(13.26)480.43(18.91)465.44(18.32)272.72(10.74)295.65(11.64)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)21.723.3229.7429.3828.6625.1317.6318.9826.429.7429.4727.8425.66
Average relative humidity (%)78.278.6382.8787.3888.0983.4173.3169.4675.0981.685.8383.5880.62
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.2711.0110.6510.7911.6110.8311.2311.3711.6911.010.6112.0211.18

Climate Graph

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

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Gitongo Temperature by Month

February
21.11°C | 70.0°F
August
20.92°C | 69.66°F
September
20.85°C | 69.53°F
January
20.69°C | 69.24°F
March
20.59°C | 69.06°F
October
20.49°C | 68.88°F
July
20.05°C | 68.09°F
November
20.0°C | 68.0°F
December
19.91°C | 67.84°F
April
19.83°C | 67.69°F
May
19.49°C | 67.08°F
June
19.39°C | 66.9°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature25.85°C (78.53°F)23.25°C (73.85°F)19.89°C (67.8°F)
Avg Temperature21.87°C (71.37°F)20.69°C (69.24°F)18.89°C (66.0°F)
Min Temperature16.9°C (62.42°F)15.33°C (59.59°F)13.92°C (57.06°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point15.91°C (60.64°F)15.01°C (59.02°F)11.93°C (53.47°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation28.04mm | 1.1in9.26mm | 0.36in0.0mm | 0in287.05mm | 11.3in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind10.94kmh | 6.8mph5.48kmh | 3.41mph2.98kmh | 1.85mph
Gust Wind16.9kmh | 10.5mph8.63kmh | 5.36mph4.97kmh | 3.09mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure28.04mb9.26mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
October° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2013-10-0118.89 | 66.015.91 | 60.64866.96 | 4.3229.77 | 1008.227.85 | 0.31
2013-10-0220.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64805.97 | 3.7129.71 | 1006.236.96 | 0.27
2013-10-0318.89 | 66.015.91 | 60.64874.97 | 3.0929.74 | 1007.236.96 | 0.27
2013-10-0419.89 | 67.815.91 | 60.64854.97 | 3.0929.77 | 1008.2214.02 | 0.55
2013-10-0519.89 | 67.815.91 | 60.64845.97 | 3.7129.77 | 1008.2210.44 | 0.41
2013-10-0620.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84807.95 | 4.9429.77 | 1008.222.29 | 0.09
2013-10-0720.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84786.96 | 4.3229.77 | 1008.224.77 | 0.19
2013-10-0819.89 | 67.815.91 | 60.64813.98 | 2.4729.77 | 1008.228.15 | 0.32
2013-10-0920.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84783.98 | 2.4729.74 | 1007.2314.02 | 0.55
2013-10-1019.89 | 67.815.91 | 60.64843.98 | 2.4729.77 | 1008.2218.1 | 0.71
2013-10-1118.89 | 66.015.91 | 60.64895.97 | 3.7129.8 | 1009.2128.04 | 1.1
2013-10-1219.89 | 67.815.91 | 60.64844.97 | 3.0929.77 | 1008.2211.34 | 0.45
2013-10-1320.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64823.98 | 2.4729.77 | 1008.228.05 | 0.32
2013-10-1420.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64826.96 | 4.3229.77 | 1008.227.16 | 0.28
2013-10-1520.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84769.94 | 6.1829.77 | 1008.221.69 | 0.07
2013-10-1620.88 | 69.5811.93 | 53.476510.94 | 6.829.77 | 1008.220.0 | 0
2013-10-1721.87 | 71.3711.93 | 53.47637.95 | 4.9429.74 | 1007.230.3 | 0.01
2013-10-1821.87 | 71.3712.93 | 55.27684.97 | 3.0929.74 | 1007.234.87 | 0.19
2013-10-1920.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84772.98 | 1.8529.74 | 1007.239.84 | 0.39
2013-10-2020.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84795.97 | 3.7129.71 | 1006.232.39 | 0.09
2013-10-2120.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84784.97 | 3.0929.71 | 1006.2312.03 | 0.47
2013-10-2221.87 | 71.3714.91 | 58.84792.98 | 1.8529.71 | 1006.2312.63 | 0.5
2013-10-2320.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64812.98 | 1.8529.74 | 1007.2327.54 | 1.08
2013-10-2420.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64845.97 | 3.7129.74 | 1007.2316.9 | 0.67
2013-10-2520.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84777.95 | 4.9429.74 | 1007.234.57 | 0.18
2013-10-2621.87 | 71.3712.93 | 55.27725.97 | 3.7129.71 | 1006.231.09 | 0.04
2013-10-2721.87 | 71.3713.92 | 57.06714.97 | 3.0929.74 | 1007.234.08 | 0.16
2013-10-2820.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84802.98 | 1.8529.74 | 1007.2317.6 | 0.69
2013-10-2920.88 | 69.5815.91 | 60.64822.98 | 1.8529.74 | 1007.2313.82 | 0.54
2013-10-3020.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84832.98 | 1.8529.74 | 1007.237.76 | 0.31
2013-10-3120.88 | 69.5814.91 | 58.84794.97 | 3.0929.71 | 1006.231.79 | 0.07

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