Uganda Weather and Climate, Knowing the Uganda weather and climate is very important during planning your trip to Uganda, this will help you understand how the weather and climate will be during your trip in Uganda. In general, Uganda has a mostly tropical climate making it much warmer during the day and cooler at night.
Uganda has two seasons the dry and wet season which occur on specific months throughout the year. The climate is influenced by the topography and vegetation areas at high altitudes, including the gorilla parks in southwestern Uganda get colder and have uncertain rains.
The dry season in Uganda occurs from June to August and December to February every year, during this time the average temperatures hover around 27°C/81°F in the afternoon and 16°C/61°F in the morning. During this time as well, it can still rain especially in the tropical rainforests.
These months are part of the wet season in northern Uganda unlike in the central and south. December to February most of this time the north is very clear and dry and, in the south, there is less rain in the parks.
The wet season in Uganda occurs in March, April, May, September, October & and November every year, during this time the average temperatures hover around 28°C/82°F in the afternoon and 16°C/61°F in the morning. During this time as well it can still be dry, especially in the tropical rain forests. There is more rainfall throughout the country during these months, with a clear peak in April in the south. Most days have some sunshine as well. The rain can make travel more difficult.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done throughout the year and the best time to do gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the drier months of January, February, June to early September, this makes it easier to travel to the park and gives a clear view of gorillas given the vegetation cover is not too much high grown.
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