August weather forecast
Kampala, Uganda

Tall buildings in the vast city of Kampala, Uganda, with a leafy appearance under the clear blue skies
Tall buildings in the vast city of Kampala, Uganda, with a leafy appearance under the clear blue skies

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kampala, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 25.7°C (78.3°F) and 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

In Kampala, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 25.7°C (78.3°F). In Kampala, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Kampala, Uganda, during August, the rain falls for 21.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kampala, there are 231.2 rainfall days, and 477mm (18.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kampala, Uganda, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 19:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:46 and sunset at 18:53 EAT.

Sunshine

In Kampala, the average sunshine in August is 9.2h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through May, August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Kampala?

In August, in Kampala, the average high-temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F). in March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Kampala?

The average relative humidity in August in Kampala is 77%.

How much does it rain in Kampala in August?

In Kampala, in August, during 21.9 rainfall days, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kampala?

In Kampala, Uganda, the average day length in August is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Kampala?

On the first day of August in Kampala, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 19:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:46 and sunset at 18:53 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kampala have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Kampala is 9.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kampala?

January through May, August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kampala.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kampala?

In Kampala, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average temperature in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (24.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (16.3°C).

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Average pressure in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average pressure in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average pressure in August: 1013mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are June and July (1013.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average wind speed in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.3km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March, May and June (7.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are November and December (5.2km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average humidity in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average rainfall in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall in August: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (70mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average rainfall days in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.9 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (23.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.8 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 12min

The months with the most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 8h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average sunshine days in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (14.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (2.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average UV index in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are June, July, September and October (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average cloud cover in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 39).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in August
Kampala, Uganda

Average visibility in August - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, June and July (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is November (8km).

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