Gitwa, Western, Rwanda Climate

Weather: 18.37°C/65.07°F, Wind SW at 1.43 km/h, 68% Humidity, 0.21% Chance of rain

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Gitwa Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1514.94 meters (4970.28 feet) above sea level, Gitwa has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 19.98ºC (67.96ºF) and it is -0.46% lower than Rwanda’s averages. Gitwa typically receives about 291.34 millimeters (11.47 inches) of precipitation and has 303.49 rainy days (83.15% of the time) annually.

CountryRwanda
CityWestern
Longitude29.3250347
Latitude-2.07649
Attitude/Elevation1514.94m (4970.28ft)
Local timeThursday 08:30
Annual high temperature22.37ºC (72.27ºF)
Annual low temperature14.99ºC (58.98ºF)
Average annual precip.291.34mm (11.47in)
Warmest monthFebruary (23.63ºC / 74.53ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (14.36ºC / 57.85ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (473.42mm / 18.64in)
Driest MonthJuly (84.49mm / 3.33in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)303.49 days (83.15%)
Days with no rain61.50999999999999 days (16.85%)
Humidity79.44%

Climate Gitwa: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)27.43(81.37)29.39(84.9)27.43(81.37)26.45(79.61)25.47(77.85)26.45(79.61)25.47(77.85)27.43(81.37)28.41(83.14)26.45(79.61)26.45(79.61)27.43(81.37)29.39(84.9)
Average high °C (°F)23.24(73.83)23.63(74.53)22.93(73.27)21.79(71.22)21.28(70.3)21.32(70.38)22.25(72.05)23.04(73.47)22.85(73.13)22.44(72.39)21.75(71.15)21.96(71.53)22.37(72.27)
Daily mean °C (°F)20.39(68.7)20.8(69.44)20.29(68.52)19.54(67.17)19.2(66.56)19.11(66.4)19.75(67.55)20.61(69.1)20.55(68.99)20.19(68.34)19.7(67.46)19.62(67.32)19.98(67.96)
Average low °C (°F)14.36(57.85)14.83(58.69)14.89(58.8)14.92(58.86)15.23(59.41)14.53(58.15)14.62(58.32)15.31(59.56)15.82(60.48)15.49(59.88)15.18(59.32)14.64(58.35)14.99(58.98)
Record low °C (°F)9.8(49.64)9.8(49.64)11.76(53.17)10.78(51.4)12.74(54.93)11.76(53.17)10.78(51.4)11.76(53.17)10.78(51.4)11.76(53.17)10.78(51.4)10.78(51.4)9.8(49.64)
Average precipitation mm (inches)143.66(5.66)210.42(8.28)377.04(14.84)433.94(17.08)376.53(14.82)194.87(7.67)84.49(3.33)142.3(5.6)331.93(13.07)473.42(18.64)458.65(18.06)268.74(10.58)291.33(11.47)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)21.3822.9829.3128.9528.2424.7617.3718.726.0129.3129.0427.4325.29
Average relative humidity (%)77.0677.4881.6786.186.8182.272.2468.4573.9980.4184.5882.3679.44
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.110.8510.4910.6311.4410.6711.0611.2111.5210.8410.4511.8511.01

Climate Graph

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

Gitwa

Gitwa Temperature by Month

February
20.8°C | 69.44°F
August
20.61°C | 69.1°F
September
20.55°C | 68.99°F
January
20.39°C | 68.7°F
March
20.29°C | 68.52°F
October
20.19°C | 68.34°F
July
19.75°C | 67.55°F
November
19.7°C | 67.46°F
December
19.62°C | 67.32°F
April
19.54°C | 67.17°F
May
19.2°C | 66.56°F
June
19.11°C | 66.4°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature22.54°C (72.57°F)20.65°C (69.17°F)18.62°C (65.52°F)
Avg Temperature19.6°C (67.28°F)18.52°C (65.34°F)14.7°C (58.46°F)
Min Temperature16.66°C (61.99°F)14.28°C (57.7°F)11.76°C (53.17°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point15.68°C (60.22°F)14.7°C (58.46°F)12.74°C (54.93°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation19.5mm | 0.77in6.85mm | 0.27in0.69mm | 0.03in205.56mm | 8.09in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind7.84kmh | 4.87mph4.51kmh | 2.8mph1.96kmh | 1.22mph
Gust Wind10.78kmh | 6.7mph6.86kmh | 4.26mph2.94kmh | 1.83mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure19.5mb6.85mb0.69mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
June° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-06-0118.62 | 65.5215.68 | 60.22883.92 | 2.4429.34 | 993.5213.42 | 0.53
2015-06-0217.64 | 63.7515.68 | 60.22892.94 | 1.8329.37 | 994.518.71 | 0.74
2015-06-0319.6 | 67.2815.68 | 60.22872.94 | 1.8329.34 | 993.5219.5 | 0.77
2015-06-0418.62 | 65.5215.68 | 60.22873.92 | 2.4429.37 | 994.511.46 | 0.45
2015-06-0519.6 | 67.2814.7 | 58.46853.92 | 2.4429.34 | 993.527.25 | 0.29
2015-06-0619.6 | 67.2813.72 | 56.7784.9 | 3.0429.37 | 994.53.92 | 0.15
2015-06-0719.6 | 67.2813.72 | 56.7764.9 | 3.0429.37 | 994.50.78 | 0.03
2015-06-0819.6 | 67.2814.7 | 58.46805.88 | 3.6529.37 | 994.53.33 | 0.13
2015-06-0918.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46855.88 | 3.6529.37 | 994.513.33 | 0.52
2015-06-1019.6 | 67.2814.7 | 58.46845.88 | 3.6529.37 | 994.56.17 | 0.24
2015-06-1118.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46863.92 | 2.4429.37 | 994.52.94 | 0.12
2015-06-1217.64 | 63.7514.7 | 58.46882.94 | 1.8329.37 | 994.512.35 | 0.49
2015-06-1317.64 | 63.7514.7 | 58.46873.92 | 2.4429.37 | 994.52.25 | 0.09
2015-06-1418.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46863.92 | 2.4429.37 | 994.511.95 | 0.47
2015-06-1514.7 | 58.4612.74 | 54.93893.92 | 2.4429.37 | 994.51.67 | 0.07
2015-06-1619.6 | 67.2814.7 | 58.46861.96 | 1.2229.34 | 993.528.33 | 0.33
2015-06-1718.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46832.94 | 1.8329.31 | 992.543.43 | 0.14
2015-06-1818.62 | 65.5215.68 | 60.22882.94 | 1.8329.34 | 993.527.74 | 0.3
2015-06-1917.64 | 63.7515.68 | 60.22903.92 | 2.4429.4 | 995.4812.44 | 0.49
2015-06-2016.66 | 61.9914.7 | 58.46897.84 | 4.8729.43 | 996.469.8 | 0.39
2015-06-2118.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46876.86 | 4.2629.43 | 996.464.21 | 0.17
2015-06-2218.62 | 65.5213.72 | 56.7836.86 | 4.2629.45 | 997.440.69 | 0.03
2015-06-2318.62 | 65.5213.72 | 56.7825.88 | 3.6529.45 | 997.441.08 | 0.04
2015-06-2419.6 | 67.2813.72 | 56.7814.9 | 3.0429.45 | 997.442.55 | 0.1
2015-06-2518.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46852.94 | 1.8329.45 | 997.446.17 | 0.24
2015-06-2617.64 | 63.7514.7 | 58.46864.9 | 3.0429.45 | 997.446.47 | 0.25
2015-06-2718.62 | 65.5214.7 | 58.46846.86 | 4.2629.43 | 996.463.14 | 0.12
2015-06-2819.6 | 67.2814.7 | 58.46814.9 | 3.0429.43 | 996.462.84 | 0.11
2015-06-2918.62 | 65.5215.68 | 60.22862.94 | 1.8329.43 | 996.465.19 | 0.2
2015-06-3017.64 | 63.7514.7 | 58.46894.9 | 3.0429.4 | 995.482.45 | 0.1

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