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

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

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.

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

January

If you go to Northern Uganda in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Northern Uganda in March, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is extremely warm. 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Northern Uganda in May, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Northern Uganda in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Northern Uganda in August, you will notice that it is extremely 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:

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

September

September here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 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
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Northern Uganda in November, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Northern Uganda is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

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

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