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

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

When to go to Uganda, Uganda

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

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

January

January for Uganda is extremely warm. 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:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

February here is extremely warm. 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

March

Traveling to Uganda in March, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

April

April in this region 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:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

May

May for Uganda is a perfect temperature. 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:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

June

June in Uganda is warm. 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:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants

July

Traveling to 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:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

August

If you go to Uganda in August, 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:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you are traveling to Uganda in September, 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you are traveling to Uganda 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:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

November

November in Uganda 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
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December for Uganda is hot. 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:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Uganda, Uganda

Here are some general tips on what to wear in 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 Uganda
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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