Kigali
Rwanda
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December 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
The first month of the summer, December, is still a warm month in Kigali, Rwanda, with average temperature varying between 26.4°C (79.5°F) and 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still moderately hot 26.4°C (79.5°F). In December, in Kigali, the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Rainfall

In Kigali, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 77.4mm (3") of accumulated precipitation. In Kigali, Rwanda, during the entire year, the rain falls for 133 days and collects up to 950.9mm (37.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Kigali are January, February, October through December, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, March through May, October through December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

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 excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Kigali?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kigali, is 26.4°C (79.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

How much does it rain in Kigali in December?

In December, in Kigali, Rwanda, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout December, 77.4mm (3") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Kigali?

January, February, October through December, with an average of 12.2h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Kigali.

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

In Kigali, the average length of the day in December is 12.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kigali?

January, March through May, October through December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kigali?

In December, the average sunshine in Kigali is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Kigali?

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Kigali?

In Kigali, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average high temperature in December: 26.4°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 December: 15.6°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 December - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall in December: 77.4mm

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

Average rainfall days in December - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average daylight in December: 12.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

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

Average UV index in December - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average UV index in December: 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).