Uganda weather in September

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

What is the weather like in Uganda in September?

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

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between warm in Kisoro at 24°C to very warm in Murchison Falls National Park at 31°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 20°C in Murchison Falls National Park and 14°C in Kisoro.

In September, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Kidepo Valley National Park with an average of 69 mm to heavy rainfall in Luhizha with 283 mm. Kampala enjoys a balanced 151 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Uganda in September, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Uganda climate page.

Where to go in Uganda in September

Find the average weather conditions in September 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 September for the 5 most popular destinations in Uganda?

Average weather in Kampala

In September 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
<<   August August
<<  
26°C 
19°C 
156 hours 
132 mm 
13 days 
26°C 
19°C 
151 hours 
147 mm 
15 days 
October   >> October
>>  
26°C 
19°C 
157 hours 
177 mm 
19 days 
Climate in Kampala

Average weather in Entebbe

In September Entebbe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°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
<<   August August
<<  
26°C 
20°C 
195 hours 
104 mm 
13 days 
26°C 
21°C 
195 hours 
118 mm 
15 days 
October   >> October
>>  
26°C 
21°C 
201 hours 
151 mm 
19 days 
Climate in Entebbe

Average weather in Jinja

In September Jinja generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and heavy 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
<<   August August
<<  
27°C 
19°C 
156 hours 
147 mm 
14 days 
27°C 
20°C 
151 hours 
164 mm 
16 days 
October   >> October
>>  
27°C 
20°C 
157 hours 
201 mm 
19 days 
Climate in Jinja

Average weather in Mbarara

In September 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
<<   August August
<<  
28°C 
16°C 
61 mm 
11 days 
28°C 
16°C 
90 mm 
15 days 
October   >> October
>>  
27°C 
16°C 
123 mm 
20 days 
Climate in Mbarara

Average weather in Masaka

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

Masaka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
27°C 
18°C 
83 mm 
12 days 
27°C 
18°C 
107 mm 
15 days 
October   >> October
>>  
27°C 
19°C 
126 mm 
20 days 
Climate in Masaka

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Is September the best time to visit Uganda?

We consider September to be one of the best times to travel to Uganda. Typically, the climate in Kampala is pleasant. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

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. On the other hand, the weather in April and May tend to be unpleasant.

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