Weather conditions and temperatures vary widely in Burundi based on differences in altitude.
Generally, the upper elevations in the mountains and the central plateau are cooler than the lowlands in the Lake Tanganyika area. Overall, the annual temperature (on average) is near 78°F (25°C).
The heaviest rain fall is along the Rusizi River in the northwest, while across the country, rainfall is inconsistent. The longest wet season runs February through May, while the significant dry season is June through August.
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|Land Area||25,680 km2|
|Water Area||2,150 km2|
|Total Area||27,830km2 (#142)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$7.89 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$800|