The best times to visit Mukono for ideal weather are

May 14th to August 26th

or

December 10th to January 28th

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

 

 


Other Mukono Travel Info

Weather in Mukono

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mukono vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Mukono, the hottest months are February, March, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 85.9°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.5°F (18.6°C) at night.

Mukono Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mukono Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Mukono Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mukono Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mukono 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 83.3 72.7 63.8
Feb 83.6 74.4 65.2
Mar 82.2 74 66.4
Apr 80.8 73.5 66.2
May 80.5 72.8 65.9
Jun 81.2 72.6 65.1
Jul 81.3 71.9 64.2
Aug 80.5 71.3 64.2
Sep 81.6 71.5 64.3
Oct 82.3 72.3 65.1
Nov 81.7 72.6 65.4
Dec 81.5 72.1 64.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.5 22.6 17.7
Feb 28.7 23.6 18.4
Mar 27.9 23.3 19.1
Apr 27.1 23.1 19
May 26.9 22.7 18.8
Jun 27.3 22.6 18.4
Jul 27.4 22.2 17.9
Aug 26.9 21.8 17.9
Sep 27.6 21.9 17.9
Oct 27.9 22.4 18.4
Nov 27.6 22.6 18.6
Dec 27.5 22.3 18.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mukono are January, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.

When can you find snow in Mukono? 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 Mukono.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 10% 0 0.8
Mar 24% 0 1.7
Apr 23% 0 1.9
May 15% 0 1.6
Jun 4% 0 0.2
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 7% 0 0.9
Oct 16% 0 2.4
Nov 14% 0 5.3
Dec 4% 0 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 10 0 2
Mar 24 0 4.3
Apr 23 0 4.8
May 15 0 4.1
Jun 4 0 0.5
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 7 0 2.3
Oct 16 0 6.1
Nov 14 0 13.5
Dec 4 0 2

 

Humidity and Wind

Mukono has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (61.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (73%).

Wind in Mukono is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 2.7 knots (3.1 MPH or 5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 8.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Feb 2.5 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
May 2.3 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jun 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Aug 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Sep 1.8 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Oct 1.8 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Nov 1.8 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Dec 1.6 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.8%
Feb 64.1%
Mar 67.6%
Apr 71%
May 73%
Jun 68.9%
Jul 65.7%
Aug 69.5%
Sep 70.7%
Oct 70.3%
Nov 69.8%
Dec 70.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mukono?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Uganda; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Mukono, 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 Mukono 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

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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 Mukono Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 79.2°F (26.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mukono, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 80.5°F (26.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Mukono to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 80.5°F (26.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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