Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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

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January

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

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February

February in this region 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.

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March

March for Murchison Falls National Park 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.

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April

If you go to Murchison Falls National Park in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Murchison Falls National Park 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).

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June

If you are traveling to Murchison Falls National Park in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

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July

If you go to Murchison Falls National Park in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you go to Murchison Falls National Park 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Murchison Falls National Park in October, 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).

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November

November in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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December

Traveling to Murchison Falls National Park in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Murchison Falls National Park.

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