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Uganda Climate & Rainfall

Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions ranging from the warmth of the lowland areas to the coolness of the Kigezi highlands.

Temperature
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.
Seasons
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
70% -100%

The rainfall regime allows two planting and harvesting seasons a year in most parts of the country, without the use of irrigation.

Terrain
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


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