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

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

When to go to Mbale, Uganda

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

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

January

January is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Mbale is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Mbale in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Mbale is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Mbale in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Mbale is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Mbale in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Mbale in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Mbale is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Mbale is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Mbale in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Mbale in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mbale, 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 Mbale
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing

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