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When to Travel to Rubondo

The weather in Rubondo is fairly consistent, with a temperatures ranging from 25˚C/77˚F to 32˚C/90˚F and a low of 15˚C/59˚F to 20˚C/68˚F throughout the year. The best time to visit is during the cooler, dry season from June to October. As a tropical island, it may rain on Rubondo on any given day. Note that Rubondo Island Camp is closed throughout the long rains in April and May.

Why travel at this time

January and February may experience some afternoon showers, but generally these months are less wet than the rainy seasons. This is a great time for birding and spotting butterflies and flowers, such as lilies and orchids.


The long rains begin in March, with humidity climbing, especially in the forest.

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