Kasese Airport

HUKS · Western Region, Uganda

Climate Kasese Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Kigali International Airport (HRYR) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 62.3 39 69 67 67 54
February 59.9 54 58 54 55 64
March 60.4 56 61 68 60 48
April 48.7 38 54 51 50 42
May 61.6 68 63 62 60
June 82.0 78 82 86 78
July 87.0 95 89 89 84
August 75.7 81 69 80 84
September 62.7 50 62 65 68
October 59.5 56 67 66 56
November 50.9 35 43 68 53
December 56.7 50 52 56 62
Average 62.4 46.9 62.9 64.4 67.5 63.1

2nd best VFR conditions of Rwanda

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 94.3 89 99 99 96 86
February 95.7 94 99 94 93 95
March 96.7 97 96 96 99 94
April 96.4 96 97 96 98 94
May 97.8 99 97 97 97
June 98.6 99 99 100 98
July 95.7 99 96 100 98
August 97.0 98 99 99 98
September 96.8 97 97 99 98
October 96.7 96 99 99 96
November 95.1 91 95 99 96
December 94.3 94 96 98 93
Average 96.1 93.9 96.9 96.7 98.1 95.2

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 26.1 25 26 27 25 26
February 26.3 27 27 25 25 26
March 25.9 27 26 26 25 26
April 25.1 25 25 25 25 25
May 25.6 26 25 25 28
June 25.7 27 25 26 26
July 26.2 27 26 26 26
August 27.1 29 26 27 28
September 26.9 27 26 27 27
October 26.3 26 27 27 26
November 25.2 25 25 26 25
December 25.3 26 25 25 25
Average 26.0 26.0 26.3 25.7 25.9 26.0

1st highest temperature of Rwanda

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 15.9 17 16 17 17 14
February 15.9 18 17 17 17 14
March 15.5 18 17 16 17 12
April 16.9 18 17 17 17 17
May 16.5 18 17 17 15
June 15.6 18 16 17 14
July 14.8 17 16 17 15
August 15.7 18 17 17 16
September 16.0 18 17 17 16
October 16.4 17 17 17 16
November 16.1 17 17 17 16
December 15.0 17 16 17 17
Average 16.0 17.6 17.2 16.7 17.0 15.2

1st lowest temperature of Rwanda

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.6 3 2 2 3 6
February 3.5 5 1 7 4 3
March 5.9 5 6 6 7 7
April 7.7 8 6 9 7 9
May 4.1 2 2 5 3
June 0.9 0 0 1 3
July 0.4 0 1 1 1
August 1.0 0 1 1 1
September 3.7 4 4 6 4
October 4.7 7 5 6 4
November 6.8 15 5 3 8
December 4.7 7 5 7 3
Average 4.0 5.2 4.2 3.7 4.2 4.0

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.1 5 6 5 5 4
February 5.2 5 5 5 5 5
March 5.0 6 5 5 5 5
April 4.7 5 5 5 5 4
May 4.8 5 5 5 5
June 5.0 6 5 5 5
July 5.8 6 6 6 6
August 5.9 7 5 6 6
September 5.5 6 5 6 6
October 5.3 6 5 5 5
November 5.2 5 5 5 5
December 5.0 5 5 5 5
Average 5.2 5.3 5.7 5.2 5.2 5.0

1st highest wind speed of Rwanda

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 090° 072° 059° 071° 064°
February 099° 118° 121° 114° 067°
March 149° 083° 109° 116° 131°
April 160° 147° 142° 138° 160°
May 162° 152° 158° 156°
June 165° 165° 163° 171°
July 166° 162° 163° 169°
August 157° 146° 155° 150°
September 125° 144° 118° 134°
October 104° 080° 107° 089°
November 104° 070° 066° 090°
December 094° 081° 116° 044°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.