Map of Kampala in Uganda

Kampala Climate

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda which is in the huge continent of Africa.

Best time to visit Kampala

You will be very glad to know that the best time to plan a visit to Kampala is nearly any time of year! PLUS temperatures make it ideal for nearly any kind of activity - they are between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average. So it's time to book the trip!


The warmest time of year in Kampala is in January when it is 23.25°C / 73.9°F on average, but could get up to 28.4°C / 83.1°F maximum. The coldest time of year here is in July when it is 20.8°C / 69.4°F on average. However, going by the minimum temperatures, the coldest month is August at 16.4°C / 61.5°F.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 12 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Kampala Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Kampala which resides in Uganda.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C23.2523.222.7521.8521.4521.220.82121.622.0522.2522.3
Max Temperature in °C28.428.327.526.125.425.225.125.626.627.227.227.2
Min Temperature in °C18.118.11817.617.517.216.516.416.616.917.317.4

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F73.973.873.071.370.670.269.469.870.971.772.172.1
Max Temperature in °F83.182.981.579.077.777.477.278.179.981.081.081.0
Min Temperature in °F64.664.664.463.763.563.061.761.561.962.463.163.3

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Kampala throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM516211318214075508610110911497
Total rainfall in Inches2.02.44.57.25.53.02.03.44.04.34.53.8
Total number of rainy days671114116681013139
Chances of rain