Kampala monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Kampala

Kampala average temperature chart (Celsius) Kampala average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Kampala (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28.3 28.5 28.2 27.2 26.6 26.5 26.3 26.6 26.9 27.5 27.3 27.5
°F 82.9 83.4 82.8 81 79.9 79.8 79.3 79.8 80.5 81.5 81.2 81.5

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Kampala monthly rainfall chart (mm) Kampala monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Kampala (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 67 75 141 194 172 83 64 86 94 129 163 101
inches 2.6 3 5.6 7.7 6.8 3.3 2.5 3.4 3.7 5.1 6.4 4
Rainy days 12 13 18 23 21 12 11 13 15 19 20 15

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Kampala

Kampala average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Kampala
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7.6 7.7 6.7 6.5 6.9 7.7 7.1 6.9 7.3 7 7 7.7

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Kampala average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Kampala average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Kampala (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.8 16.2 16.5 17 16.6 15.8 15.3 15.6 15.6 16.2 16.2 15.8
Max °C 28.6 28.9 28.5 27.5 26.9 26.8 26.6 26.9 27.2 27.8 27.6 27.8
Min °F 60.4 61.1 61.7 62.5 61.8 60.4 59.5 60 60.1 61.2 61.2 60.4
Max °F 72 72.5 72.5 72 71.1 70.3 69.6 70.2 70.5 71.6 71.4 71.2

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Kampala average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Kampala average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Kampala in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 27.9 28 28.7 29 28.4 27.5 26.8 26.8 27 27.5 27.9 28.1
°F 82.2 82.4 83.6 84.1 83.1 81.4 80.3 80.2 80.7 81.6 82.2 82.6

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Kampala average winspeed by month (km/h) Kampala average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Kampala (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 10 10 10 9 9 10 10 9 10 9 9 9
mph 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Kampala relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Kampala
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
66% 66% 68% 74% 77% 74% 72% 71% 71% 71% 72% 69%

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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
Warmest sea: April 29°C 84.2°F
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