Kampala Weather in January

What's the weather like in Kampala (Central Region) in January 2023?

The climate in Kampala during January can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Kampala and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

Kampala weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.6°C 83.5°F
Nightly temperature 15.8°C 60.4°F
Average temperature 22.2°C 72°F
Daily sunshine 7.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 67 mm 2.6 ins
Rainy days 12 days
Sea temperature 27.9°C 82.2°F
Humidity 66%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kampala with around 67mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Kampala

Kampala average temperature in January

January rainfall

Kampala average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Kampala average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kampala in January 2023.

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Kampala weather stats

Kampala weather statistics
Hottest month: February 28.5°C 83.3°F
Driest month: July 64mm 2.5ins
Sunniest month: February 7.7hrs
Coldest month: July 26.3°C 79.3°F
Wettest month: April 194mm 7.6ins
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