Mbarara weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Mbarara

The best time to visit in Mbarara 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 Mbarara is 33°C in February and the lowest is 27°C in May.

Mbarara has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Mbarara 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 Mbarara 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 Mbarara

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

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
16°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
1.7 mm 35% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
1.5 mm 35% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
17°
0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
21°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
21°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 3

Climate Mbarara

Mbarara has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Mbarara 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 Mbarara

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

Mbarara weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Mbarara? 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 Mbarara?

Mbarara is located in Uganda. It lies in a straight line at 3,903 miles from London.

The coordinates of Mbarara are:

  • Latitude: 1.606191
  • Longitude: 31.437184

The GPS coordinates are 1° 36' N, 31° 26' E

How long is the flight to Mbarara?

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

What are the nearest airports to Mbarara?

These are the airports closests to Mbarara:

  • Gulu Airport (101 mi) – Gulu
  • Arua Airport (106 mi) – Arua
  • Entebbe International Airport (128 mi) – Kampala

How big is Mbarara?

The area of Mbarara is around 157 mi².

What is the currency of Mbarara?

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

Exchange rates on 2 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 Mbarara?

The area code to call Mbarara is +256.