Northern Uganda, Uganda: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Northern Uganda, Uganda? If you're planning to go to Northern Uganda, I've got 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 Northern Uganda, Uganda

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

Important essentials for Northern Uganda, Uganda

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

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February

February for Northern Uganda is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Northern Uganda is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

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

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May

May in Northern Uganda 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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June

Traveling to Northern Uganda in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Northern Uganda in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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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August

August here is hot. 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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September

September in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 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 Northern Uganda in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November 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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December

If you are traveling to Northern Uganda in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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