24 to 28°C
3389 hours
sunshine per day
322 mm
145 days
220 days
0 days

Climate of 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 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 24°C and 28°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 16°C and 18°C
  • Rain: it rains 220 days and there is a total of approximately 322 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3389 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 24°C and 28°C
Warmest month: 28°C in February
Coldest month: 24°C in May
Night temperature: between 16°C and 18°C
Dry days: 145 days
Days with rain: 220 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 322 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3389 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Uganda.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Uganda.

Climate table of Uganda

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Uganda. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Uganda might be like in a given month.

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

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 28°C and the most cold month is 24°C in May.

Climate of Uganda by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Uganda? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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