The best times to visit Kinigi for ideal weather are

January 1st to February 25th

or

May 21st to August 5th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Kinigi Travel Info

Weather in Kinigi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kinigi vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 78th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kinigi, the hottest months are January, July, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 80°F (26.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.3°F (12.9°C) at night.

Kinigi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kinigi Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Kinigi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kinigi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kinigi Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan77.469.254.8
Feb77.26854.1
Mar74.967.355.8
Apr73.866.956.2
May72.966.957.3
Jun73.366.654.1
Jul75.568.353
Aug75.36855.5
Sep74.767.455.3
Oct75.368.255.5
Nov74.667.254.3
Dec74.967.353.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan25.220.712.7
Feb25.12012.3
Mar23.819.613.2
Apr23.219.413.4
May22.719.414.1
Jun22.919.212.3
Jul24.220.211.7
Aug24.12013.1
Sep23.719.712.9
Oct24.120.113.1
Nov23.719.612.4
Dec23.819.611.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kinigi are July, June, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Kinigi? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kinigi.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kinigi (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan17%01.9
Feb21%04.7
Mar35%04.5
Apr40%05.8
May29%06.3
Jun4%01
Jul4%00.9
Aug19%03.3
Sep27%03.4
Oct31%04.9
Nov43%06.7
Dec36%04.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1704.8
Feb21011.9
Mar35011.4
Apr40014.7
May29016
Jun402.5
Jul402.3
Aug1908.4
Sep2708.6
Oct31012.4
Nov43017
Dec36012.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Kinigi has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (46.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (70.5%).

Wind in Kinigi is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by August and January. February’s average wind speed of around 2.1 knots (2.4 MPH or 3.8 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 7.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kinigi.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan1.7Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
Feb2.1Barely noticeable6.2Light breeze
Mar1.3Barely noticeable6.1Light breeze
Apr1.5Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
May1.1Barely noticeable5.2Light breeze
Jun0.9Still5.1Light breeze
Jul1.5Barely noticeable5.3Light breeze
Aug1.8Barely noticeable5.6Light breeze
Sep1.4Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze
Oct1.3Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
Nov1.5Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
Dec1.5Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan56.5%
Feb59.1%
Mar65.7%
Apr70.5%
May69.5%
Jun61.3%
Jul46.5%
Aug52%
Sep62.1%
Oct61%
Nov67.7%
Dec65.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kinigi?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Rwanda; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kinigi, Rwanda is March, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kinigi in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 57.1 in November means 57.1% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Kinigi Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 77.1°F (25.1°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kinigi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 13 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Kinigi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80°F (26.7°C) and 74.2°F (23.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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