Uganda weather in August

Are you planning a trip to Uganda in August and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Uganda in August?

August in Uganda generally has temperatures that range from warm to very warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to heavy.

During the day temperatures vary from warm in Kisoro at 24°C to very warm in Murchison Falls National Park at 30°C. At night it cools down to 20°C in Murchison Falls National Park and 14°C in Kisoro.

In August, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Mbarara with an average of 61 mm to heavy rainfall in Luhizha with 214 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 156 hours of sunlight expected in Kampala. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at August's conditions in Uganda, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Uganda's yearly weather, check out our Uganda climate page.

Where to go in Uganda in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Uganda on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Uganda

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Uganda?

Average weather in Kampala

In August Kampala generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Kampala
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
26°C 
19°C 
188 hours 
104 mm 
11 days 
26°C 
19°C 
156 hours 
132 mm 
13 days 
26°C 
19°C 
151 hours 
147 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Kampala

Average weather in Entebbe

In August Entebbe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Entebbe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C 
21°C 
198 hours 
80 mm 
10 days 
26°C 
20°C 
195 hours 
104 mm 
13 days 
26°C 
21°C 
195 hours 
118 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Entebbe

Average weather in Jinja

In August Jinja generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Jinja
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
26°C 
19°C 
188 hours 
126 mm 
12 days 
27°C 
19°C 
156 hours 
147 mm 
14 days 
27°C 
20°C 
151 hours 
164 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Jinja

Average weather in Mbarara

In August Mbarara generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Mbarara
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C 
16°C 
18 mm 
8 days 
28°C 
16°C 
61 mm 
11 days 
28°C 
16°C 
90 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Mbarara

Average weather in Masaka

In August Masaka generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Masaka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
26°C 
18°C 
42 mm 
10 days 
27°C 
18°C 
83 mm 
12 days 
27°C 
18°C 
107 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Masaka

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Is August the best time to visit Uganda?

We believe that August is one of the best times to visit Uganda with overall pleasant weather in Kampala.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October and December offering mostly pleasant weather in Kampala. In contrast, April and May tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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