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

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

When to go to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

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

What to wear/what to pack for Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda by month

January

January for Queen Elizabeth National Park is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Queen Elizabeth National Park in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Queen Elizabeth National Park during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Queen Elizabeth National Park in April, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Queen Elizabeth National Park in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Queen Elizabeth National Park can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Queen Elizabeth National Park can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Queen Elizabeth National Park during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Queen Elizabeth National Park is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Queen Elizabeth National Park can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Queen Elizabeth National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Queen Elizabeth 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 Queen Elizabeth National Park

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