Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Based on the climate and weather in Murchison Falls National Park, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda by month

January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Murchison Falls National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is warm. 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:

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

June

June for Murchison Falls National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Murchison Falls National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Murchison Falls National Park 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:

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

September

September here 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:

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

October

If you go to Murchison Falls National Park in October, 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:

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

November

If you are traveling to Murchison Falls National Park 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:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Murchison Falls National Park, 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 Murchison Falls National Park

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