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Best time to visit Uganda

To go to Uganda, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Uganda, February is the warmest month with 83°F and the most cold month is 76°F in May.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Uganda per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Uganda by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 81 83 81 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 78
Precipitation (inch) 6 7 11 12 9 6 6 11 13 19 19 10

Weather data from: Kampala







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Climate Uganda

Uganda has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Uganda is 49° degrees and there is about 127 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 82 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate Uganda by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 81 83 81 77 76 76 76 77 77 77 77 78
Night temp. (°F) 62 64 64 63 62 61 60 62 63 63 63 62
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 6 7 11 12 9 6 6 11 13 19 19 10
Days with rain 10 11 18 22 20 15 16 22 23 23 23 17
Dry days 21 17 13 8 11 15 15 9 7 8 7 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 9 9 10 9 9 9 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 6 6 5 6 6

Weather data from: Kampala





Uganda weather by month

What is the average Uganda weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Uganda weather

The weather for Uganda over the next 14 days will be 84°F till 90° with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Uganda is based on the weather in Kampala.

5-day weather forecast Uganda

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Monday
30 january
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86°F
66°F
0.1 in
4 m/s
Tuesday
31 january
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86°F
63°F
0.3 in
4 m/s
Wednesday
1 february
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86°F
64°F
0 in
5 m/s
Thursday
2 february
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86°F
64°F
0.1 in
6 m/s
Friday
3 february
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88°F
66°F
0.0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Uganda





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Uganda?

Uganda lies in a straight line about 7,003 miles from United States (New York → Kampala).

How long is the flight to Uganda?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Uganda is approximately 18 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Uganda?

These are the largest airports in Uganda:

  • Arua Airport (RUA) in Arua
  • Gulu Airport (ULU) in Gulu
  • Soroti Airport (SRT) in Soroti
  • Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Kampala

How many inhabitants does Uganda have?

Uganda has 37,673,800 inhabitants.

How big is Uganda?

The surface area of Uganda is 150,099 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Uganda?

The capital of Uganda is Kampala.

What is the currency of Uganda?

In Uganda, the Ugandan shilling (UGX) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 30 January 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 3,692.85 Ugandan shilling
  • 1 Ugandan shilling = 0.000 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 369,284.53 Ugandan shilling
  • 100 Ugandan shilling = 0.027 US dollar

What is the area code of Uganda?

The area code to call Uganda is +256.