December weather forecast
Kampala, Uganda

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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 December

The month of December in Kampala, Uganda, experiences a further decrease in rainfall from November and sees a slight rise in temperatures. However, the weather remains significantly warm and humid, with December being the fourth warmest month of the year. The rainfall continues to lessen gradually as the city transitions towards the drier month of January. In December, temperatures range from a high of 25.9°C (78.6°F) to a low of 16.5°C (61.7°F), with an 80% relative humidity and 36mm (1.42") of rainfall expected over 17.5 days.

Temperature

Transitioning from November to December, Kampala observes an average high-temperature of a still warm 25.9°C (78.6°F), differing subtly from the previous month. An average nighttime temperature of 16.5°C (61.7°F) is recorded in Kampala during December.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in December in Kampala is 80%.

Rainfall

In Kampala, during December, the rain falls for 17.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kampala, there are 231.2 rainfall days, and 477mm (18.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 12h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Kampala.
On the first day of December, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:49 and sunset at 18:55 EAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through May, August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index, 6 in December, converts into the following recommendations:
Resist extreme sun exposure. Guarding against solar damage is essential. Stay in the shade and limit direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is particularly strong. Remember, however, that shade structures may not provide complete protection. On days when the sun blazes, arm yourself with sunglasses that block UVA and UVB radiation.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in December in Kampala?

The high-temperature, in December, in Kampala, records 25.9°C (78.6°F), while the low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F). In March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is computed to be 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kampala?

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

How many days does it rain in December in Kampala?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Kampala?

The month with the shortest days in Kampala is December, with an average of 12h and 6min of daylight.

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

In Kampala, the average day length in December is 12h and 6min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in December in Kampala?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of the month, in Kampala, sunrise is at 06:49 and sunset at 18:55 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kampala have in December?

The average sunshine duration in December in Kampala, Uganda, is 9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in December in Kampala?

In Kampala, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Kampala, Uganda

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).

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Average pressure in December
Kampala, Uganda

Average pressure in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average pressure in December: 1011mbar

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 December
Kampala, Uganda

Average wind speed in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average wind speed in December: 5.2km/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 December
Kampala, Uganda

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

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 December
Kampala, Uganda

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).

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Average rainfall days in December
Kampala, Uganda

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average daylight in December: 12h and 1min

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 9h and 0min

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 December
Kampala, Uganda

Average sunshine days in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average sunshine days in December: 7.7 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 December
Kampala, Uganda

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

Average cloud cover in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average cloud cover in December: 30

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 December
Kampala, Uganda

Average visibility in December - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average visibility in December: 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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