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Kigali



What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Really wonderful. Kigali is at a decent elevation so it doesn't get TOO hot, cools off nicely in the evenings, and is sunny a lot of the time. Even in the rainy seasons (October-December, February-May) it doesn't rain all day, just in short bursts. - Dec 13, 2017
It is very temperate here. Located just below the equator, and at nearly mile-high elevation, we have temperatures ranging from 70F-85F daytime and 55F-70F at night. It is wonderful. I have an A/C in my bedroom, but never use it. There are two rainy seasons, each lasting a couple of months, when it will rain for a couple of hours nearly every day. - Jan 25, 2017
Two rainy seasons, otherwise moderate with warm to hot weather. Usually pleasant in the early mornings and late evenings. - Apr 5, 2016
I've heard some liken the climate to San Diego. It's usually 70's-80's F year round with two dry/rainy seasons. The rain storms are reminiscent of Florida where they last an hour or so and then it's dry the rest of the day most of the time. - Oct 16, 2014
AMAZING! The weather is great here! There are 2 dry seasons and 2 wet season. The weather is 60-80F degrees all year round. - Jul 23, 2014
Eternal Spring. - Sep 13, 2013
The weather is beautiful year around. There are two rainy seasons and two dry seasons, totaling about 8 months of rain. Temperatures in Kigali seem to range from 70-90 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 55-70 at night. - May 6, 2012
The weather is always in the 80s. The dry season is during the summer. The rains come and go, sometimes with severe thunder and lightning storms you can see approaching from a distance. Other days are dreary and overcast, but for the most part, beautiful. - Apr 2, 2012
Nice and cool during the rainy season. Dusty and hot during the dry season. However, even during the dry season, the evening hours is lovely. - Jul 28, 2011
There are two seasons, a hot summer where it rains in the afternoon only, and then the dry hotter months, where it gets a bit cool at night. - Oct 20, 2010
Paradisiacal. Not to hot, not to cold, not humid, not dry. Just wonderful. There are two rainy seasons, one in the spring and one in the fall. But the season isnít a nonstop rain more like an hour or so daily. - Jan 23, 2010
Long rain, long dry, short rain, short dry and always quite plesant. - Sep 16, 2008
Rain, low to mid 70s F. Two-three months of hot weather but not humid. - Aug 9, 2008