Park Weather

The weather of Volcanoes National Park

The Most Popular question that is asked by travelers wishing to Adventure Volcanoes National Park Rwanda is when is the best time to visit Rwanda?‘, and the answer is usually complicated to tell the right answer due to the fact that Gorilla Trekking is done throughout the year.

Volcanoes National Park weather and climate is of paramount importance to the people of Rwanda, as many Rwandese make their living from the land and Farming is the Based Economic Activity and Tourism is the Main Economic activity in Volcanoes National Park . Volcanoes National Park has mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall, and many hours of sunshine throughout most of the country. Rwanda’s climate is dominated by two main geographical features: the mountains and Tropical Climatic type.

However, often a concern about the weather underlies the question of ‘the best time to go’.

So  Rwanda Volcanoes National Park team has put together a very climatic guide to help travelers visiting Rwanda to Undertake the Various Safari Activities like Gorilla Trekking Rwanda, Golden Monkey Tracking, Dian Fossey Grave Visit, Bisoke Hike, Karismbi Tour and Cultural Visits to the Local Community.

Rwanda is located 30 degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda is relatively on high altitude which provides it with a remarkably pleasant tropical highland climate, albeit also with plenty of rain. Temperatures vary considerably between locations depending on their altitude but very little from month to month in the same place. In the capital, Kigali, the average daily temperature is about 21°C.

In Rwanda rain is there from  March to May,and its heavy and persistent, from June to mid-September is the long dry season; this is generally the best time to visit if you have the choice.

October to November is a shorter rainy season and it’s followed by a short dry season from December to February.

Irrespective of the Climatic Conditions Safari Activities are done throughout the year.