Kigoma weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kigoma

The best time to visit in Kigoma in Uganda is from January until September and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kigoma is 33°C in February and the lowest is 27°C in May.

Kigoma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kigoma or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Kigoma by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 32 33 32 28 27 27 27 27 28 27 27 29
Precipitation (mm) 13 25 68 112 112 81 81 122 133 207 148 46

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14 day weather forecast Kigoma

The weather for in Kigoma will be 31° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
1.3 mm 30% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
2.6 mm 45% 1 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
0.4 mm 15% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
0.2 mm 20% 1 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
17°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
19°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
17°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
21°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
0.8 mm 20% 1 m/s 3

Climate Kigoma

Kigoma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Kigoma is 29° degrees and there is about 1146 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 67 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Kigoma

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 32 33 32 28 27 27 27 27 28 27 27 29
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 19 18 18 17 16 17 17 18 17 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 13 25 68 112 112 81 81 122 133 207 148 46
Days with rain 7 10 21 27 29 27 27 29 30 30 27 17
Dry days 24 18 10 3 2 3 4 2 - 1 3 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 9 10 9 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6

Kigoma weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kigoma? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kigoma?

Kigoma is located in Uganda. It lies in a straight line at 3,925 miles from London.

The coordinates of Kigoma are:

  • Latitude: 1.15
  • Longitude: 31.166667

The GPS coordinates are 1° 9' N, 31° 10' E

How long is the flight to Kigoma?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Kigoma is approximately 8 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kigoma?

These are the airports closests to Kigoma:

  • Entebbe International Airport (117 mi) – Kampala
  • Arua Airport (132 mi) – Arua
  • Gulu Airport (137 mi) – Gulu

How big is Kigoma?

The area of Kigoma is around 74 mi².

What is the currency of Kigoma?

In Kigoma the Ugandan shilling (UGX) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Ugandan shilling = 4,894.91 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.000 Ugandan shilling
  • 10 Ugandan shilling = 48,949.14 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.002 Ugandan shilling
  • 100 Ugandan shilling = 489,491.37 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.020 Ugandan shilling

What is the area code of Kigoma?

The area code to call Kigoma is +256.