Rwanda: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the very best time to visit Rwanda from seasonal norms in many locations like Kivu Lake or Kibungo here.

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When is the best time to go to Rwanda?

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

  • In Rwanda, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Kigali are July and August
  • On average, the warmest months in Kigali are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are April and November

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

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable Rwanda in january
tolerable Rwanda in february
tolerable Rwanda in march
very bad to tolerable* Rwanda in april
tolerable Rwanda in may
tolerable Rwanda in june
tolerable to perfect* Rwanda in july
tolerable to good* Rwanda in august
tolerable Rwanda in september
tolerable Rwanda in october
tolerable Rwanda in november
tolerable Rwanda in december

When to go to Rwanda by city

Kigali

Best time to go to Kigali

The best months to go to Kigali are july and august.

Akagera National Park

Best time to go to Akagera National Park

The best months to go to Akagera National Park are july and august.

Butare

Best time to go to Butare

The best months to go to Butare are july and august.

Gisenyi

Best time to go to Gisenyi

The best months to go to Gisenyi are july and august.

Kibungo

Best time to go to Kibungo

The best months to go to Kibungo are july and august.



Climate and Weather in Rwanda

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Temperatures and rainfall in Rwanda

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Rwanda and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Kigali, Akagera National Park, Butare, Gisenyi and Kibungo.


Map of Rwanda

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cities in Rwanda

About Rwanda

What can I do in Rwanda?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Rwanda reliable?

Climate data for Rwanda has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Rwanda allows us to determine the average for each month in Kigali, Akagera National Park, Butare, Gisenyi, Kibungo, Kivu Lake and Ruhengeri.

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

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Rwanda:

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