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

January 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
January, like December, in Kigali, Rwanda, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15.6°C (60.1°F) and an average high of 26.9°C (80.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still warm 26.9°C (80.4°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Rainfall

In Kigali, during 11 rainfall days, 76.9mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 133 rainfall days, and 950.9mm (37.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 January in Kigali?

In Kigali, Rwanda, in January, the average high-temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

How much does it rain in Kigali in January?

In Kigali, during January, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 76.9mm (3") of precipitation.

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.

How many hours of daylight does Kigali have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Kigali is 12.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kigali?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kigali have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 5h.

What is the month with 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.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kigali?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average high temperature in January: 26.9°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 January: 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 January - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall in January: 76.9mm

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 January - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average daylight in January: 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 January: 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 January - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average UV index in January: 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).