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

May 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 last month of the autumn, May, is another warm month in Kigali, Rwanda, with average temperature ranging between min 16.2°C (61.2°F) and max 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Temperature

May is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°C (61.2°F).

Rainfall

In Kigali, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 88.1mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 133 rainfall days, and 950.9mm (37.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are May through July, with an average of 12h of daylight.

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 of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
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 coldest month in Kigali?

May is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°C (61.2°F).

What is the temperature in May in Kigali?

In May, in Kigali, Rwanda, the average high-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.2°C (61.2°F).

How much does it rain in Kigali in May?

In Kigali, in May, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 88.1mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kigali?

May through July, with an average of 12h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kigali, Rwanda.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kigali?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Kigali?

In Kigali, Rwanda, the average sunshine in May is 5h.

What are the months 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 in Kigali, Rwanda.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kigali?

In Kigali, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.9°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 May: 16.2°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 May - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall in May: 88.1mm

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 May - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Average daylight in May: 12h

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