Uganda Climate & Rainfall
Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions
ranging from the warmth of the lowland areas to the coolness of
the Kigezi highlands.
Uganda is sunny most of the year with temperatures rarely
rising above 29 degrees
The average temperature is about 26 degrees centigrade, with a
maximum of 18-35 degrees and minimum of 8-23 degrees depending
on the part of the country.
The rain season is March-May. Light rain season is November and
December.Wet seasons are March –May and October-November;
dry seasons are December to February and June to August.
Rainfall ranges between 500mm to 2500 mm and
the relative humidity is
The rainfall regime allows two planting and harvesting seasons
a year in most parts of the country, without the use of irrigation.
About 34% of the country is covered in wetlands with a dense network
of rivers,lakes and swamps.
Generally, the country is endowed with fertile soils. Uganda has
Lake Albert,Lake Victoria which is the 2nd largest fresh water lake
in the world and also the source of the Nile.
Time Uganda moves with East
African Standard time. GMT+3