Rwanda

Best time to visit, climate and weather Rwanda

Best time to visit Rwanda

Best time to visit Rwanda

The best time to visit Rwanda is from january until october and december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Rwanda is 30° in march and the lowest is 23° in may.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Rwanda or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Rwanda

Climate data from: Kigali
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29° 29° 30° 24° 23° 25° 27° 27° 28° 28° 26° 27°
MM
rain
52 mm 69 mm 97 mm 127 mm 97 mm 29 mm 12 mm 32 mm 95 mm 148 mm 155 mm 96 mm
Holiday Rwanda

Holiday Rwanda

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Climate Rwanda

Climate Rwanda

Climate Rwanda per Month
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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 25° degrees and there is about 1009 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29° 29° 30° 24° 23° 25° 27° 27° 28° 28° 26° 27°
Night
min °C
15° 16° 15° 14° 14° 14° 15° 16° 17° 16° 15° 15°
MM
rain
52 mm 69 mm 97 mm 127 mm 97 mm 29 mm 12 mm 32 mm 95 mm 148 mm 155 mm 96 mm
Rain
days
22 23 27 29 28 15 8 15 25 29 29 28
Dry
days
9 5 4 1 3 15 23 16 5 2 1 3
Wind force
in Bft
2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
Average
UV-index
6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5
 

Climate Rwanda january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In january there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda february

On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In february there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In april there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Rwanda and at least around 14° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda september

On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Rwanda and at least around 17° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 95 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda october

On average, it is maximum 28° in october in Rwanda and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In november there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 155 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Rwanda.

Climate Rwanda december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Rwanda and at least around 15° degrees. In december there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Rwanda.

14 day weather forecast Rwanda

14 day weather forecast Rwanda

The weather for Kigali in Rwanda will be 26° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Rwanda is based on the weather in Kigali.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Light doucheregen Lichte Regen Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen Bewolkt Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 26° 25° 26° 24° 25° 25° 22°
Min (°C) 14° 15° 14° 14° 14° 14° 15°
Rainfall (mm) 5.9
mm
16.3
mm
8.9
mm
14.8
mm
6.1
mm
4.4
mm
9.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 55% 75% 65% 75% 55% 45% 65%
UV-index
UV-index 9 6 8 5 4 4 4

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Bewolkt Broken wolken Light doucheregen Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 24° 24° 25° 23° 23° 24° 23°
Min (°C) 15° 15° 15° 14° 14° 14° 15°
Rainfall (mm) 9.3
mm
6.6
mm
1.4
mm
3.5
mm
5.2
mm
4.2
mm
4.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 65% 55% 20% 40% 50% 45% 45%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 3 5 5 5 5
About Rwanda

About Rwanda

Rwanda is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Kigali. The total surface is 26.338 km² and the population consists of 11.809.300 inhabitants. 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 6.581 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 10 min.

Time difference Rwanda

Time difference Rwanda

In Rwanda it is now 12:46 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Rwanda is Africa/Kigali and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Rwanda

Currency Rwanda

In Rwanda the Rwandese frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate Rwandese frank op 20 may 2019

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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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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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)