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.

Climate guide for Uganda

, Uganda

Average temperatures (Celcious) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
79°F 11mm
Feb
81°F 26mm
Mar
81°F 23mm
Apr
78°F 28mm
May
80°F 16mm
Jun
81°F 9mm
Jul
80°F 5mm
Aug
81°F 6mm
Sep
82°F 12mm
Oct
80°F 17mm
Nov
79°F 21mm
Dec
76°F 18mm
Jan
86°F 4mm
Feb
89°F 7mm
Mar
88°F 16mm
Apr
85°F 15mm
May
83°F 14mm
Jun
82°F 11mm
Jul
83°F 4mm
Aug
84°F 7mm
Sep
85°F 9mm
Oct
84°F 14mm
Nov
83°F 12mm
Dec
84°F 6mm
Jan
86°F 4mm
Feb
89°F 7mm
Mar
88°F 16mm
Apr
85°F 15mm
May
83°F 14mm
Jun
82°F 11mm
Jul
83°F 4mm
Aug
84°F 7mm
Sep
85°F 9mm
Oct
84°F 14mm
Nov
83°F 12mm
Dec
84°F 6mm
Jan
84°F 8mm
Feb
86°F 25mm
Mar
84°F 24mm
Apr
83°F 27mm
May
82°F 19mm
Jun
80°F 14mm
Jul
80°F 16mm
Aug
81°F 17mm
Sep
81°F 21mm
Oct
81°F 20mm
Nov
79°F 22mm
Dec
78°F 13mm
Jan
96°F 2mm
Feb
98°F 5mm
Mar
98°F 19mm
Apr
92°F 36mm
May
88°F 30mm
Jun
87°F 32mm
Jul
86°F 25mm
Aug
85°F 29mm
Sep
87°F 34mm
Oct
88°F 34mm
Nov
90°F 17mm
Dec
92°F 6mm
Jan
84°F 9mm
Feb
85°F 14mm
Mar
84°F 17mm
Apr
80°F 27mm
May
80°F 17mm
Jun
81°F 11mm
Jul
83°F 4mm
Aug
84°F 10mm
Sep
83°F 16mm
Oct
80°F 20mm
Nov
79°F 21mm
Dec
79°F 15mm
Jan
79°F 11mm
Feb
81°F 26mm
Mar
81°F 23mm
Apr
78°F 28mm
May
80°F 16mm
Jun
81°F 9mm
Jul
80°F 5mm
Aug
81°F 6mm
Sep
82°F 12mm
Oct
80°F 17mm
Nov
79°F 21mm
Dec
76°F 18mm
Jan
98°F 2mm
Feb
99°F 6mm
Mar
99°F 18mm
Apr
93°F 33mm
May
88°F 29mm
Jun
87°F 26mm
Jul
86°F 26mm
Aug
87°F 26mm
Sep
88°F 24mm
Oct
89°F 25mm
Nov
90°F 16mm
Dec
91°F 5mm
Jan
84°F 8mm
Feb
86°F 25mm
Mar
84°F 24mm
Apr
83°F 27mm
May
82°F 19mm
Jun
80°F 14mm
Jul
80°F 16mm
Aug
81°F 17mm
Sep
81°F 21mm
Oct
81°F 20mm
Nov
79°F 22mm
Dec
78°F 13mm

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