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

March 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
March, the first month of the autumn, in Kigali, is still a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.9°C (80.4°F) and 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still warm 26.9°C (80.4°F). In Kigali, Rwanda, in March, the average low-temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Rainfall

In Kigali, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 114.2mm (4.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 133 rainfall days, and 950.9mm (37.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kigali are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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 March in Kigali?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Kigali, is 26.9°C (80.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F).

How much does it rain in Kigali in March?

In Kigali, during March, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 114.2mm (4.5") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Kigali have in March?

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

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 March in Kigali?

In March, the average sunshine is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kigali?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Kigali?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average high temperature in March: 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 March: 15.7°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 March - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall in March: 114.2mm

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 March - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15 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 March / Average sunshine in March - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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