December weather forecast and climate
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
December, the first month of the winter, in Kampala, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 16.5°C (61.7°F) and max 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still moderately hot 25.9°C (78.6°F). In December, the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December is 80%.

Rainfall

In Kampala, during December, the rain falls for 17.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation. In Kampala, during the entire year, the rain falls for 231.2 days and collects up to 477mm (18.78") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Kampala are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight. January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kampala.

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine in Kampala, Uganda, is 9h.

UV index

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 estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Kampala?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kampala, is 25.9°C (78.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kampala?

In Kampala, the average relative humidity in December is 80%.

How much does it rain in Kampala in December?

In Kampala, Uganda, in December, it is raining for 17.5 days, with typically 36mm (1.42") of accumulated precipitation.

When are the longest days in Kampala?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kampala?

Months with the shortest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kampala have in December?

In December, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kampala have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Kampala, Uganda, is 9h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in December in Kampala?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Kampala is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average high temperature in December: 25.9°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 December: 16.5°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).

Average humidity in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

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

Average rainfall in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall in December: 36mm

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

Average rainfall days in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17.5 days

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).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average daylight in December: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with the shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h

Months with the most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 8.4).

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

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