Uganda weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Uganda weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Uganda is expected to be 28°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 27°C. The holiday weather guide shown below is for Kampala.

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Uganda weather averages

Check Uganda weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in Uganda are January and February with an average maximum temperature of 29°C. The sunniest months are January, February, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with on average 7 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is July with 11 days. The Uganda weather averages shown below are for Kampala.

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Uganda weather today

Here is the weather in Uganda today, Sunday 20th August 2017. Expect scattered clouds in Uganda with a maximum temperature of 28°C, low levels of heat & humidity and 9 hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 mm of rainfall expected and a moderate breeze of 22 kph from the south. The weather forecast shown below is for Kampala.

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    °C maximum temperature
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    °C minimum temperature
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    hours of sunshine
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    mm of rainfall expected
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    low heat & humidity
  • 22
    kph wind from S

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Uganda weather overview

Although it is landlocked, Uganda's weather is affected by the presence of three huge lakes: Lake Victoria, Lake Kioga and Lake Albert. Lake Victoria, in particular, generates belts of heavy rain and thunderstorms which affect the lake shore and the Western mountains. Central and northern Uganda have less rain.

The rest of the country has two main rainy seasons - March to May and October to December - when downpours can be heavy and apparently endless. Uganda is a high country and its altitude creates temperate conditions with humidity under control and plenty of sunshine away from the mountains.

What to pack for Uganda weather

Nights can be cool, so supplement light clothing with warmer attire. Take effective waterproofing during the rainy seasons.

Uganda holiday weather averages by month

Check Uganda holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Uganda weather with the USA

Below the Uganda weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Uganda (Kampala) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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