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Burundi Climate & Weather

Burundi enjoys a warm equatorial climate. Temperatures vary with altitude and season. Summers are hot and humid with temperatures ranging between 66°F (19°C) and 88°F (31°C). Winters are only slightly cooler with temperatures ranging between 63°F (17°C) and 82°F (28°C). Rainfall is irregular, falling mainly in the northwest with rainstorms common at higher altitudes. The rainy season occurs from March to May and September to December. Dry seasons vary in length but are usually from June to August and January to March. The best time to travel to Burundi is in the cooler season, between June and August, to avoid the worst of the hot temperatures, but any time of the year will ensure good weather.

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