When is the best time to go to Burundi?

When is the best time to go to Burundi? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Burundi, the weather is good everywhere in June, July and August
  • The best months to go to Bujumbura are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Bujumbura are January, February, March, April, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are March, April, November and December
  • Nyanza-Lac is the city with the best climate, with good weather 5 months a year

Annual weather in Burundi

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Burundi for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 65°F to 77°F
16 to 25 days*
February 65°F to 79°F
15 to 24 days*
March 65°F to 79°F
17 to 28 days*
April 65°F to 77°F
20 to 24 days*
May 63°F to 77°F
15 to 17 days*
June 63°F to 77°F
1 to 6 days*
July 63°F to 79°F
0 to 2 days*
August 67°F to 83°F
0 to 4 days*
September 68°F to 83°F
2 to 13 days*
October 67°F to 81°F
11 to 21 days*
November 67°F to 79°F
17 to 26 days*
December 65°F to 77°F
18 to 27 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Burundi by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Burundi

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Burundi and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bujumbura, Ngozi, Gitega, Muyinga and Nyanza-Lac.

Average price for flights to Burundi

A return flight between London and Bujumbura is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 746 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 551 more for your airline ticket to Bujumbura if you go in august.

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Where to go in Burundi?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

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tolerable weather

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About Burundi

What can I do in Burundi?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Burundi reliable?

Climate data for Burundi has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Burundi allows us to determine the average for each month in Bujumbura, Ngozi, Gitega, Muyinga, Nyanza-Lac and Rwegura.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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