Kigali monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Kigali

Kigali average temperature chart (Celsius) Kigali average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Kigali (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 25.4 25.5 25.4 24.7 24.7 25.2 25.8 26.1 25.8 25.5 24.7 24.8
°F 77.7 77.9 77.7 76.5 76.5 77.4 78.4 78.9 78.4 77.9 76.4 76.7

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Kigali monthly rainfall chart (mm) Kigali monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Kigali (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 75 102 118 186 107 23 9 35 91 109 140 101
inches 2.9 4 4.6 7.3 4.2 0.9 0.4 1.4 3.6 4.3 5.5 4
Rainy days 17 17 20 23 17 6 5 7 13 19 23 20

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Kigali

Kigali average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Kigali
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.5 6.2 5.3 5.1 5.3 7.2 7.2 6.1 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Kigali average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Kigali average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Kigali (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 12.9 13 13.3 13.6 13.4 12.3 11.9 12.8 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.1
Max °C 25.7 25.8 25.7 25 25 25.6 26.1 26.4 26.1 25.8 25 25.1
Min °F 55.2 55.4 55.9 56.5 56.1 54.1 53.4 55 55.6 55.8 55.9 55.6
Max °F 66.7 66.9 67.1 66.7 66.6 66 66.2 67.3 67.3 67.1 66.4 66.4

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Kigali average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Kigali average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Kigali in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28 28.2 28.9 28.9 27.9 26.6 25.7 25.7 26.2 27 27.6 28
°F 82.4 82.7 83.9 84.1 82.2 79.8 78.2 78.2 79.2 80.6 81.8 82.4

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Kigali average winspeed by month (km/h) Kigali average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Kigali (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 6 6
mph 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 4 4

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Kigali relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Kigali
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
77% 77% 78% 82% 81% 74% 68% 66% 71% 74% 78% 80%

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Kigali weather stats

Kigali weather statistics
Hottest month: August 26.1°C 79°F
Driest month: July 9mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: July 7.2hrs
Coldest month: June 25.2°C 77.4°F
Wettest month: April 186mm 7.3ins
Warmest sea: April 28.9°C 84°F
Map showing location of Kigali (-1.94995, 30.05885)

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