Best Time to Visit Uganda

The best time to visit Uganda will depend on the kinds of activities you would like to experience; but the country can be visited at any time of year as it mostly enjoys the perfect tropical climate all year round. Temperatures average about 26°C - 30°C (78°F - 86°F) with the hottest months being December to February.

Best time to visit

If you’re looking for the best trekking conditions to see mountain gorillas and chimpanzees visit during Uganda’s two dry seasons: December to February and June to August. While game viewing is great during this time, September and October is best for spotting large herds along rivers and at waterholes while vegetation is low. While bird watching is possible throughout the year migratory birds can be seen from November to February.

Monthly Climate Guide for Uganda

, Uganda

Average temperatures (Celsius) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
26°C 11mm
Feb
27°C 26mm
Mar
27°C 23mm
Apr
26°C 28mm
May
27°C 16mm
Jun
27°C 9mm
Jul
27°C 5mm
Aug
27°C 6mm
Sep
28°C 12mm
Oct
27°C 17mm
Nov
26°C 21mm
Dec
25°C 18mm
Jan
30°C 4mm
Feb
31°C 7mm
Mar
31°C 16mm
Apr
29°C 15mm
May
28°C 14mm
Jun
28°C 11mm
Jul
28°C 4mm
Aug
29°C 7mm
Sep
29°C 9mm
Oct
29°C 14mm
Nov
28°C 12mm
Dec
29°C 6mm
Jan
30°C 4mm
Feb
31°C 7mm
Mar
31°C 16mm
Apr
29°C 15mm
May
28°C 14mm
Jun
28°C 11mm
Jul
28°C 4mm
Aug
29°C 7mm
Sep
29°C 9mm
Oct
29°C 14mm
Nov
28°C 12mm
Dec
29°C 6mm
Jan
29°C 8mm
Feb
30°C 25mm
Mar
29°C 24mm
Apr
28°C 27mm
May
28°C 19mm
Jun
27°C 14mm
Jul
26°C 16mm
Aug
27°C 17mm
Sep
27°C 21mm
Oct
27°C 20mm
Nov
26°C 22mm
Dec
26°C 13mm
Jan
35°C 2mm
Feb
37°C 5mm
Mar
37°C 19mm
Apr
33°C 36mm
May
31°C 30mm
Jun
30°C 32mm
Jul
30°C 25mm
Aug
30°C 29mm
Sep
31°C 34mm
Oct
31°C 34mm
Nov
32°C 17mm
Dec
33°C 6mm
Jan
29°C 9mm
Feb
29°C 14mm
Mar
29°C 17mm
Apr
27°C 27mm
May
27°C 17mm
Jun
27°C 11mm
Jul
28°C 4mm
Aug
29°C 10mm
Sep
28°C 16mm
Oct
27°C 20mm
Nov
26°C 21mm
Dec
26°C 15mm
Jan
26°C 11mm
Feb
27°C 26mm
Mar
27°C 23mm
Apr
26°C 28mm
May
27°C 16mm
Jun
27°C 9mm
Jul
27°C 5mm
Aug
27°C 6mm
Sep
28°C 12mm
Oct
27°C 17mm
Nov
26°C 21mm
Dec
25°C 18mm
Jan
36°C 2mm
Feb
37°C 6mm
Mar
37°C 18mm
Apr
34°C 33mm
May
31°C 29mm
Jun
31°C 26mm
Jul
30°C 26mm
Aug
31°C 26mm
Sep
31°C 24mm
Oct
31°C 25mm
Nov
32°C 16mm
Dec
33°C 5mm
Jan
29°C 8mm
Feb
30°C 25mm
Mar
29°C 24mm
Apr
28°C 27mm
May
28°C 19mm
Jun
27°C 14mm
Jul
26°C 16mm
Aug
27°C 17mm
Sep
27°C 21mm
Oct
27°C 20mm
Nov
26°C 22mm
Dec
26°C 13mm
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