Uganda
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Uganda

The best time to visit in Uganda is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Uganda is 28°C in February and the lowest is 24°C in May.

Uganda has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Uganda or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Uganda by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 28 27 25 24 24 25 25 25 25 25 26
Precipitation (mm) 14 17 27 30 22 15 15 27 32 49 49 25

Climate data from city: Kampala




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14 day weather forecast Uganda

The weather for Uganda will be 32° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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32°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZZW
2
Sunday
30 january
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30°C
18°C
0.9 mm
25%
3 Bft
Z
2
Monday
31 january
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28°C
19°C
7.3 mm
70%
3 Bft
Z
1
Tuesday
1 february
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29°C
18°C
4.3 mm
60%
2 Bft
Z
1
Wednesday
2 february
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30°C
19°C
5.2 mm
65%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Thursday
3 february
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31°C
20°C
0.3 mm
10%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Friday
4 february
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32°C
19°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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30°C
19°C
3.6 mm
55%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Sunday
6 february
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32°C
18°C
1.1 mm
25%
2 Bft
WZW
2
Monday
7 february
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32°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
2
Tuesday
8 february
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30°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ZZW
3
Wednesday
9 february
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30°C
18°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
Z
3
Thursday
10 february
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34°C
19°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZW
3
Friday
11 february
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32°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WZW
3

Climate Uganda

Uganda has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Uganda is 26° degrees and there is about 322 mm 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 table of Uganda

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 28 27 25 24 24 25 25 25 25 25 26
Night temp. (°C) 17 18 18 17 17 16 16 17 17 17 17 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 14 17 27 30 22 15 15 27 32 49 49 25
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

Climate data from city: Kampala

Uganda weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Uganda? 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.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Uganda?

Uganda lies in a straight line about 5,640 km from India (New Delhi → Kampala).

How long is the flight to Uganda?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Uganda is approximately 7 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Uganda?

These are the largest airports in Uganda:

  • Arua Airport — Arua
  • Gulu Airport — Gulu
  • Soroti Airport — Soroti
  • Entebbe International Airport — Kampala

How many inhabitants are there in Uganda?

Uganda has approximately 37,673,800 inhabitants.

How big is Uganda?

The area of Uganda is around 241,550 km². It is 14x smaller than India.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 29 January 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 49.81 Ugandan shilling
  • 1 Ugandan shilling = 0.020 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 4,980.70 Ugandan shilling
  • 100 Ugandan shilling = 2.01 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Uganda?

The area code to call Uganda is +256.