Kampala Weather in May

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

The climate in Kampala during May can be summarized as warm, humid and wet.

May is in the spring in Kampala and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

Kampala weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 26.9°C 80.3°F
Nightly temperature 16.6°C 61.8°F
Average temperature 21.7°C 71.1°F
Daily sunshine 6.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 172 mm 6.8 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 28.4°C 83.1°F
Humidity 77%
Windspeed 9.4kph 6 mph

On average May is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kampala with around 172mm 6.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Kampala

Kampala average temperature in May

May rainfall

Kampala average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Kampala average rain in May

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 May 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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