Kampala
Uganda
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March 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
March, the first month of the spring, in Kampala, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 27.3°C (81.1°F) and min 17.8°C (64°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still moderately hot 27.3°C (81.1°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 17.8°C (64°F).

Heat index

In March, the average heat index is calculated to 30°C (86°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Kampala, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

Rainfall

In Kampala, during 18.7 rainfall days, 39mm (1.54") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kampala, Uganda, during the entire year, the rain falls for 231.2 days and collects up to 477mm (18.78") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Kampala, Uganda, is 9.1h.

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 reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 March in Kampala?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Kampala, Uganda, is 27.3°C (81.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in March is appraised at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Kampala?

The average relative humidity in March in Kampala is 76%.

How much does it rain in Kampala in March?

In March, the rain falls for 18.7 days. Throughout March, 39mm (1.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Kampala?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Kampala?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kampala have in March?

In Kampala, the average length of the day in March is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kampala have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Kampala is 9.1h.

What are the months 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.

How high is the UV index in March in Kampala?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Kampala, Uganda, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average high temperature in March: 27.3°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 March: 17.8°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 March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

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

Average rainfall in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall in March: 39mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average rainfall days in March: 18.7 days

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average daylight in March: 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 shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9.1h

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

Average UV index in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average UV index in March: 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).