Uganda
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Uganda

The best time to visit 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 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 Uganda weather 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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Uganda weather

The Uganda weather for will be 27° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Uganda 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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32°C
18°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
SSE
10
Wednesday
18 may
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31°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
SSE
7
Thursday
19 may
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33°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSE
4
Friday
20 may
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33°C
17°C
0.4 mm
15%
2 Bft
S
10
Saturday
21 may
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33°C
17°C
1.8 mm
40%
2 Bft
SSE
11


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.

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 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.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Uganda?

Uganda lies in a straight line about 9,828 km from Philippines (Manila → Kampala).

How long is the flight to Uganda?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Uganda is approximately 13 h. 40 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 slightly smaller than Philippines.

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 17 May 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 76.47 Ugandan shilling
  • 1 Ugandan shilling = 0.013 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 7,647.15 Ugandan shilling
  • 100 Ugandan shilling = 1.31 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Uganda?

The area code to call Uganda is +256.