March 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 March

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

The average heat index in March is evaluated at a tropical 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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Kampala, during 18.7 rainfall days, 39mm (1.54") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kampala, there are 231.2 rainfall days, and 477mm (18.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Kampala, Uganda, is 12h and 7min.
On the first day of March in Kampala, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 19:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 18:57 EAT.

Sunshine

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

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 of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 March in Kampala?

In Kampala, Uganda, in March, the average high-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F). in March, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated 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 many days does it rain in March in Kampala?

In Kampala, in March, during 18.7 rainfall days, 39mm (1.54") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in March in Kampala is 12h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Kampala?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 19:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:50 and sunset at 18:57 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in March in Kampala?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 9.1h.

When is 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.

What is the UV index reading in March in Kampala?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Kampala is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Kampala, Uganda

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).

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Average pressure in March
Kampala, Uganda

Average pressure in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average pressure in March: 1010.3mbar

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 March
Kampala, Uganda

Average wind speed in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average wind speed in March: 7.4km/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 March
Kampala, Uganda

Average humidity in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

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 March
Kampala, Uganda

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 least rainfall) is January (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Kampala, Uganda

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 7min

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 March: 9h and 6min

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 March
Kampala, Uganda

Average sunshine days in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average sunshine days in March: 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 March
Kampala, Uganda

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

Average cloud cover in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average cloud cover in March: 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 March
Kampala, Uganda

Average visibility in March - Kampala, Uganda
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

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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