The best times to visit Western Uganda National Parks for ideal weather are
November 26th to February 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Western Uganda National Parks
Average temperatures in Western Uganda National Parks vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 Western Uganda National Parks, the hottest months are February, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 88.3°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.8°F (18.8°C) at night.
Western Uganda National Parks Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Western Uganda National Parks Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Western Uganda National Parks Perceived Temperature (F)
Western Uganda National Parks Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Western Uganda National Parks 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Western Uganda National Parks 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 late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.
When can you find snow in Western Uganda National Parks? 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 Western Uganda National Parks.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Western Uganda National Parks (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Western Uganda National Parks has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (67.7%).
Wind in Western Uganda National Parks is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.4 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 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Western Uganda National Parks.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||4.2||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.1||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.5||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.2||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.1||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Western Uganda National Parks?
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 Western Uganda National Parks, 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 Western Uganda National Parks 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
Overall Western Uganda National Parks Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Western Uganda National Parks, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Western Uganda National Parks to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 82.4°F (28°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.