The best times to visit Iganga for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Iganga Travel Info

Weather in Iganga


Average temperatures in Iganga vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Iganga, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.

Iganga Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Iganga Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Iganga Perceived Temperature (F)


Iganga Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Iganga Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 83.9 76.6 63.7
Feb 84.3 77.3 63.9
Mar 83.2 77.1 64.9
Apr 80.8 75.2 64.7
May 80.3 75.1 64.8
Jun 80 74.5 63.4
Jul 79.6 73.3 62.6
Aug 79.9 73.4 62.8
Sep 81 74.4 63.6
Oct 80.7 74.9 64.7
Nov 81.4 75.2 64
Dec 81 74.9 63.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.8 24.8 17.6
Feb 29.1 25.2 17.7
Mar 28.4 25.1 18.3
Apr 27.1 24 18.2
May 26.8 23.9 18.2
Jun 26.7 23.6 17.4
Jul 26.4 22.9 17
Aug 26.6 23 17.1
Sep 27.2 23.6 17.6
Oct 27.1 23.8 18.2
Nov 27.4 24 17.8
Dec 27.2 23.8 17.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Iganga are January, July, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Iganga? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Iganga.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Iganga (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 1.5
Feb 11% 0 1.6
Mar 25% 0 4.7
Apr 29% 0 5.6
May 21% 0 4.7
Jun 13% 0 2
Jul 9% 0 1.3
Aug 18% 0 3.5
Sep 23% 0 4.2
Oct 25% 0 6.9
Nov 27% 0 5.1
Dec 16% 0 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 3.8
Feb 11 0 4.1
Mar 25 0 11.9
Apr 29 0 14.2
May 21 0 11.9
Jun 13 0 5.1
Jul 9 0 3.3
Aug 18 0 8.9
Sep 23 0 10.7
Oct 25 0 17.5
Nov 27 0 13
Dec 16 0 7.9


Humidity and Wind

Iganga has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (53.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (67.8%).

Wind in Iganga is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Iganga.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.2 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.8%
Feb 54.5%
Mar 58.9%
Apr 66.8%
May 67.8%
Jun 66.5%
Jul 65.7%
Aug 64.9%
Sep 64.3%
Oct 64.5%
Nov 64%
Dec 63.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Iganga?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Uganda; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Iganga, Uganda is July, followed by October and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Iganga in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 78.6 in September means 78.6% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Iganga Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Iganga, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Iganga to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 79°F (26.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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