Best time to go to, climate and weather Rwanda

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Rwanda

Best time to visit and weather Rwanda

Best time to visit and weather Rwanda

The best time to go to Rwanda is in january and june until august, in which you have a pleasant or warm temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Rwanda is 28° in february and the lowest is 24° in may.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Rwanda or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Rwanda
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 27° 104 mm
Feb 28° 133 mm
Mar 27° 200 mm
Apr 25° 278 mm
May 24° 220 mm
Jun 25° 73 mm
Jul 27° 17 mm
Aug 27° 50 mm
Sep 27° 177 mm
Oct 26° 220 mm
Nov 25° 229 mm
Dec 26° 194 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Rwanda? Go to the full climate information about Rwanda


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Rwanda indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Rwanda.

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Holiday Rwanda

Holiday Rwanda

Hotels and apartments in Rwanda

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Climate Rwanda

Climate Rwanda

In Rwanda there are 4 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate, tropical monsoon climate, tropical wet and dry or savanna climate and temperate oceanic climate. The average annual temperature for Rwanda is 26° degrees and there is 1894 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 50 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Kigali in Rwanda per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 27° 20° 104 mm 24 7 2 6
Feb 28° 21° 133 mm 24 4 2 6
Mar 27° 21° 200 mm 30 1 1 5
Apr 25° 20° 278 mm 30 0 1 5
May 24° 19° 220 mm 30 1 2 5
Jun 25° 19° 73 mm 20 10 2 6
Jul 27° 20° 17 mm 8 23 2 6
Aug 27° 21° 50 mm 15 16 2 6
Sep 27° 22° 177 mm 25 5 2 6
Oct 26° 22° 220 mm 30 1 2 6
Nov 25° 21° 229 mm 30 0 1 5
Dec 26° 20° 194 mm 31 0 1 5

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Rwanda and at least around 20° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Rwanda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Rwanda and at least around 21° degrees. In february there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 133 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Rwanda.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Rwanda and at least around 21° degrees. In march there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 200 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Rwanda and at least around 20° degrees. In april there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 278 mm

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Rwanda and at least around 19° degrees. In may there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 220 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Rwanda and at least around 19° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 73 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Rwanda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Rwanda and at least around 20° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Rwanda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Rwanda and at least around 21° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Rwanda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 27° in september in Rwanda and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 177 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Rwanda.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 26° in october in Rwanda and at least around 22° degrees. In october there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 220 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 25° in november in Rwanda and at least around 21° degrees. In november there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 229 mm

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 26° in december in Rwanda and at least around 20° degrees. In december there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 194 mm

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Weather statistics Rwanda

Weather statistics Rwanda

View all weather statistics from Rwanda per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Rwanda and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Rwanda

14 day weather forecast Rwanda

The weather for Kigali in Rwanda will be 29° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  We21 Nov Th22 Nov Fr23 Nov Sa24 Nov Su25 Nov Mo26 Nov Tu27 Nov
  Zware Regen Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Regen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 29° 28° 28° 27° 23° 27° 27°
Min (°C) 17° 15° 15° 16° 15° 14° 14°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 85% 75% 75% 80% 70% 65% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 33.8mm 17.6mm 19.4mm 21.6mm 15.6mm 12.4mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 7 5 10 3 6 4
Weather forecast next week
  We28 Nov Th29 Nov Fr30 Nov Sa1 Dec Su2 Dec Mo3 Dec Tu4 Dec
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken
Max (°C) 29° 28° 28° 25° 25° 25° 25°
Min (°C) 15° 15° 14° 15° 15° 15° 15°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 15% 25% 15% 10% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0.9mm 0.3mm 1.9mm 0.4mm 0.5mm 0.5mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 8 4 5 4 4 4
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About Rwanda

About Rwanda

Rwanda is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Kigali. It is 26.338 km² and has a population of 11.809.300. In terms of area, the country is 9x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call Rwanda you have to use +250 or 00250 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2505012457809 or 002505012457809.


Rwanda is in a straight line at 6.593 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 10 min.

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Time difference Rwanda

Time difference Rwanda

In Rwanda it is now 07:39 hour in the morning on wednesday 21 november 2018. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Rwanda is Africa/Kigali and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Rwanda

Vaccinations Rwanda

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Rwanda.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Rwanda

Reisadvies voor Rwanda

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

In het noordoosten van de Democratische Republiek Congo (DRC), bij de grens met Rwanda, is Ebola uitgebroken. De Rwandese autoriteiten hebben daarom medische controles ingevoerd op het vliegveld bij de hoofdstad Kigali en bij alle grensovergangen met de DRC en Uganda.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Rwanda op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Rwanda

Currency Rwanda

In Rwanda the Rwandese frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate Rwandese frank op 21 november 2018

1 Rwandese frank = € 0,00 euro
100 Rwandese frank = € 0,10 euro

1 euro = 990,52 Rwandese frank
100 euro = 99.052,37 Rwandese frank

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