Arua, Uganda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Arua, Uganda? If you're planning to go to Arua, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Arua, Uganda

Based on the climate and weather in Arua, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Arua, Uganda by month

January

If you vacation in Arua during January, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

February

February here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you are traveling to Arua in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April in Arua is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

May

May in Arua is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

Traveling to Arua in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

July

July in Arua is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

August

August in Arua is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

September

In September, Arua is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Arua, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

October

October is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November for Arua is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

December

December in Arua is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Arua, Uganda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arua, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Arua

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