20 to 23°C
3370 hours
sunshine per day
922 mm
113 days
252 days
0 days

Climate of Burundi

Burundi has a moderate climate. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Burundi is 22° degrees and there is about 922 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 96 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 20°C and 23°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 11°C and 15°C
  • Rain: it rains 252 days and there is a total of approximately 922 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3370 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 20°C and 23°C
Warmest month: 23°C in January
Coldest month: 20°C in May
Night temperature: between 11°C and 15°C
Dry days: 113 days
Days with rain: 252 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 922 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3370 hours

Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Burundi.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Burundi.

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Climate table of Burundi

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Burundi. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Burundi might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 23 23 21 20 20 22 22 23 23 23 23
Night temp. (°C) 14 13 13 13 12 11 11 13 14 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 86 98 134 144 87 17 6 16 35 82 117 100
Days with rain 26 26 29 29 24 11 6 10 15 21 27 28
Dry days 5 2 2 1 7 19 25 21 15 10 3 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 8 6 9 10 10 11 9 9 11
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Best time to visit Burundi

To go to Burundi, the best time to visit is January and February and May through October. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Burundi, January is the warmest month with 23°C and the most cold month is 20°C in May.

Climate of Burundi by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Burundi? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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