August weather forecast and climate
Kigali, Rwanda

A distant view of the city of Kigali, Rwanda, on a clear blue sky
A distant view of the city of Kigali, Rwanda, on a clear blue sky
August, the last month of the winter, in Kigali, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Kigali, is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kigali, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 31.1mm (1.22") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kigali, there are 133 rainfall days, and 950.9mm (37.44") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kigali is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In Kigali, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in August in Kigali?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Kigali, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kigali?

In Kigali, Rwanda, in August, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 31.1mm (1.22") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kigali?

In August, the average length of the day in Kigali, Rwanda, is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kigali?

The average sunshine in August is 6h.

When is the highest UV index in Kigali?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kigali, Rwanda.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kigali?

In Kigali, Rwanda, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (16.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (15°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall in August: 31.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (154.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (11.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average daylight in August: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, March, April, May, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).