When is the best time to go to Butare?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Butare are July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months are March, April, October, November and December

For full information about the climate and weather in Butare a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 67°F/77°F
February 68°F/77°F
March 68°F/77°F
April 67°F/74°F
May 65°F/72°F
June 65°F/74°F
July 67°F/76°F
August 67°F/77°F
September 68°F/77°F
October 67°F/76°F
November 65°F/74°F
December 65°F/74°F

Weather and climate in Butare

  • From january to february the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 88°F and it rains about 9.1in each month.
  • From march to may the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 72°F and, in may, 25 days of rain are expected.
  • In june the climate is okay. It is for example 74°F as maximum temperature in june and you can expect to have 3.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of july and august the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F and it rains in august about 2.6in.
  • In september the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 86°F.
  • From october to december the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 81°F and it rains in december about 13.8in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Butare

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Butare: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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