Weather, climate and best time to go to Uganda

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Uganda

Best time to go to Uganda

Best time to go to Uganda

The best time to go to Uganda is from january until march and may until august, in which you have a pleasant or warm temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Uganda is 30° in february and the lowest is 26° in may.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Uganda or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Uganda
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 29° 60 mm
Feb 30° 73 mm
Mar 29° 123 mm
Apr 27° 163 mm
May 26° 105 mm
Jun 26° 40 mm
Jul 26° 43 mm
Aug 27° 85 mm
Sep 27° 162 mm
Oct 27° 201 mm
Nov 27° 244 mm
Dec 27° 155 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Uganda? Go to the full climate information about Uganda

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Uganda indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Uganda.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
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Climate Uganda

Climate Uganda

In Uganda there are 4 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate, tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate and temperate oceanic climate. The average annual temperature for Uganda is 27° degrees and there is 1453 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 51 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 5.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Kampala in Uganda per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 29° 16° 60 mm 16 15 2 6
Feb 30° 18° 73 mm 18 10 2 6
Mar 29° 18° 123 mm 24 7 2 6
Apr 27° 18° 163 mm 28 2 2 5
May 26° 17° 105 mm 27 4 2 5
Jun 26° 16° 40 mm 21 9 2 5
Jul 26° 16° 43 mm 17 14 2 5
Aug 27° 17° 85 mm 24 7 2 5
Sep 27° 17° 162 mm 28 2 2 5
Oct 27° 17° 201 mm 30 1 1 5
Nov 27° 17° 244 mm 30 0 1 5
Dec 27° 16° 155 mm 27 4 1 6

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Uganda and at least around 16° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 30° in february in Uganda and at least around 18° degrees. In february there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 73 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Uganda and at least around 18° degrees. In march there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 123 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Uganda and at least around 18° degrees. In april there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 163 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Uganda.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Uganda and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 105 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Uganda and at least around 16° degrees. In june there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Uganda and at least around 16° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Uganda and at least around 17° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 85 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Uganda.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 27° in september in Uganda and at least around 17° degrees. In september there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 162 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Uganda.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 27° in october in Uganda and at least around 17° degrees. In october there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 201 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Uganda.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 27° in november in Uganda and at least around 17° degrees. In november there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 244 mm

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Uganda and at least around 16° degrees. In december there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 155 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Uganda.

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Weather statistics Uganda

Weather statistics Uganda

View all weather statistics from Uganda per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Uganda and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Uganda

14 day weather forecast Uganda

The weather for Kampala in Uganda will be 30° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Regen Light doucheregen Betrokken wolken Light doucheregen Onweer met regen
Max (°C) 28° 30° 25° 28° 28° 28° 26°
Min (°C) 18° 17° 17° 18° 18° 17° 18°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 35% 15% 65% 60% 45% 55% 65%
Rainfall (mm) 3.6mm 1.2mm 11.4mm 9.1mm 4.7mm 6.7mm 12.3mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 5 3 7 4 5 5
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Onweer met regen Onweer met regen Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 26° 26° 26° 28° 28° 28° 28°
Min (°C) 18° 18° 18° 16° 17° 17° 17°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 60% 65% 30% 15% 0% 15% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 9.4mm 10.8mm 2.9mm 0.4mm 0mm 1.1mm 0.5mm
UV-index
UV-index 7 6 4 8 7 7 6
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About Uganda

About Uganda

Uganda is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Kampala. It is 241.550 km² and has a population of 37.673.800. In terms of area, the country is 8x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Uganda you have to use +256 or 00256 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2565012457809 or 002565012457809.


Uganda is in a straight line at 6.460 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour.

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Time difference Uganda

Time difference Uganda

In Uganda it is now 19:48 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Uganda is Africa/Kampala and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

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Vaccinations Uganda

Vaccinations Uganda

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Uganda.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Uganda

Currency Uganda

In Uganda the Oegandese shilling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Oegandese shilling op
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21 2018

1 Oegandese shilling = € 0,00 euro
100 Oegandese shilling = € 0,02 euro

1 euro = 4.286,48 Oegandese shilling
100 euro = 428.647,55 Oegandese shilling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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