Climate and monthly weather forecast
Mbuya, Uganda


The climate of Mbuya

Geographically nestled in Uganda, Mbuya is characterized by a predominantly tropical rainforest climate according to the Köppen climate classification. With consistent climatic characteristics throughout the year, Mbuya provides a steady and predictable weather that effectively supports its lush and diverse flora and fauna.

A gaze at the temperature charts reveals annual highs that fluctuate between 24.4°C (75.9°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F). A rather narrow temperature range depicts Mbuya’s closeness to the equator. The coolest month is May with an average high of 24.4°C (75.9°F). The hottest is February at 28.3°C (82.9°F). Temperatures scarcely dip, with low averages between 16.3°C (61.3°F) and 17.8°C (64°F) across the year. These figures indicate a distinctive warmth that prevails in the place all year round.

The climate information presents relative humidity margins from 72% to 85%, implying wetness of some degree throughout the year. Rainfall patterns indicate a wetter environment in the second half of the year on a higher scale, spanning 40mm (1.57") to 70mm (2.76") from September to November. The drier phase rests between January and June, with figures between 18mm (0.71") and 55mm (2.17"), with May being the climatic pivot point.

Wind speeds recorded do not veer off far from an average baseline of around 7.4km/h (4.6mph), indicating moderate wind conditions. The known extremes are 6.3km/h (3.9mph) in January and December, and 7.4km/h (4.6mph) in February and May.

The best time to visit Mbuya

An examination of the climatic patterns in Mbuya indicates that the optimal time to visit the area would be during the early months of the year - January and February. During this time, rainfall reduces to averages from 18mm (0.71") to 23mm (0.91"), concurrently with wind speeds of 6.3km/h (3.9mph) to 7.4km/h (4.6mph), a scenario likely to make outdoor and recreational activities more enjoyable during your visit.

The worst time to visit Mbuya

Contrastingly, the tail end of the year, particularly the months of October and November, would not be advisable for visitors. Rainfall is at its peak during these months, with averages of 70mm (2.76") and 62mm (2.44") respectively, potentially hampering travel and outdoor plans.

Spring weather in Mbuya

As a region typified by a tropical rainforest climate, Mbuya does not experience distinct seasonal changes in the way many other regions do. Nonetheless, the 'Spring' months of March, April, and May see subtle shifts in the weather. Rainfall tends to gradually increase, with averages ranging from 39mm (1.54") in March to 55mm (2.17") in May. Temperatures often shift downwards, starting with highs of 27.3°C (81.1°F) in March and dropping to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in May.

Summer weather in Mbuya

Throughout the peak of the 'Summer', from June to August, average high temperatures in Mbuya are maintained around 24.7°C (76.5°F) - 25.7°C (78.3°F). Downpours are still relatively common during these months, although rainfall moderately descends from a 27mm (1.06") average in June down to a 20mm (0.79") average in August on average. Weather-wise, the wind is also generally calm during these months with velocities from 7.4km/h (4.6mph) in June to 6.3km/h (3.9mph) in August on average.

Autumn weather in Mbuya

During 'Autumn' - September to November - Mbuya typically witnesses a heightened rainfall average, increasing from 40mm (1.57") in September to 70mm (2.76") in November. Concurrently, the relative humidity also increases, peaking at 85%. The temperature, while variable, generally hovers around 25°C (77°F), maintaining a feel of warmth throughout these months, coupled with wind speeds slowly decreasing, between 5.6km/h (3.5mph) and 5.5km/h (3.4mph), providing a more demure, tranquil setting.

Winter weather in Mbuya

The 'Winter' months of December through February in Mbuya ubiquitously feature average high temperatures between 25.2°C (77.4°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F). Certainly far from the cold winters experienced elsewhere, these are the driest months in Mbuya, with rainfall averages ranging between 18mm (0.71") and 36mm (1.42"). January initiates the year with a wind speed average of 6.3km/h (3.9mph), pick up lightly to 7.4km/h (4.6mph) in February.

Weather in January

Spanning the cooler spectrum, the climate in Mbuya, Uganda, commences the year on a mild note. Temperatures slightly rise from those of December, laying the groundwork for the rest of the year. Relative humidity remains moderate and winds show no significant fluctuation from the prior month. Weather in January »

Weather in February

Subtle changes in the weather start to unravel in February. Temperatures undergo a minor climb, indicating the subtle departure from the cool tones of January. Rainfall also sees a considerable increase from the previous month, suggesting the onset of a more humid period. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March signals the dawn of the rainy spell in Mbuya, Uganda. Manifesting a significant jump from February, the city receives an average of 39mm (1.54") of rainfall. Temperatures remain relatively stable, basking in a similar warmth as the preceding month. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Mbuya continues to ride the high tides of the rainy season. The city sees slight fluctuation in temperature, staying within the warm spectrum. Rainfall volumes escalate compared to March, creating an atmosphere ripe with humidity. Weather in April »

Weather in May

May experiences a slight dip in temperature from April's high. Mbuya, Uganda relishes in slightly cooler climates this month. Humidity levels surge slightly because of the higher volumes of rainfall, similar to those experienced in April. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June steps in as a modest curtain raiser for drier months in Mbuya. Rainfall begins to dwindle, capturing a noticeable change from the overly wet May. As temperatures stay consistent, sun-filled days slowly become tangible yet enjoyable contradictions. Weather in June »

Weather in July

Mbuya, Uganda witnesses a relatively dry phase in July. A significant drop in rainfall down to 20mm (0.79") brings respite from the past rainy months. Despite the lessen precipitation, temperatures maintain the mild course set by June. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August welcomes a moderate rise in rainfall in Mbuya, Uganda compared to the drier month of July. Despite this increase, the city continues to enjoy relatively mild climates, with temperatures swinging within a comfortable spectrum. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September experiences a slight rise in precipitation levels compared to August. This slight surge in rainfall couples well with a slight dip in temperature in Mbuya. Despite this, the month paints a picture of weather balance, reminiscent of August in characteristics. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October brings heavier rains than September, with Mbuya receiving a whopping 70mm (2.76") of rainfall. Noticeable shifts in weather patterns become more apparent in this month. Despite the higher precipitation, temperatures remain within a warm range, mirroring those in September. Weather in October »

Weather in November

As November rolls in, Mbuya experiences a slight decline in rainfall from the prior month. However, this does not undercut the city's ambient weather conditions. Climatic elements remain consistent, with temperatures maintaining a similar pattern as October. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December in Mbuya completes the year with weather dynamics similar to November. There is a slight dip in rainfall, and temperatures retain a consistency with the previous month. Despite the lesser precipitation, the city's humidity level remains comparatively high. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What are the least humid months in Mbuya?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months.

What is the driest month in Mbuya?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 10.8 days and accumulates 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in Mbuya?

In Mbuya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 231.2 days and collects up to 477mm (18.78") of precipitation.

What are the months with the shortest days in Mbuya?

January and December, with an average of 12h and 6min of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Mbuya?

January and February, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Mbuya.

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

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

What is the warmest month in Mbuya?

In Mbuya, Uganda, temperatures reach their average annual highs in February, measuring 28.3°C (82.9°F) and a minimum average of 17.7°C (63.9°F).

What are the months with the least sunshine in Mbuya?

The months with the least sunshine in Mbuya are April and May, with an average of 8.4h of sunshine.

What month is the coldest in Mbuya?

May is the coldest month, exhibiting average temperatures of 24.4°C (75.9°F) at the peak and 17.3°C (63.1°F) at the base.

When are the longest days in Mbuya?

With an average of 12h and 6min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Mbuya, Uganda.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Mbuya?

June, July, September and October, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the rainiest month in Mbuya?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 23.5 days and accumulates 70mm (2.76") of precipitation.

What is the most humid month in Mbuya?

The most humid month in Mbuya is November, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Mbuya?

Mbuya, Uganda, does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). EAT timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Mbuya, Uganda

Average temperature - Mbuya, Uganda

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).

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 pressure
Mbuya, Uganda

Average pressure - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Average wind speed
Mbuya, Uganda

Average wind speed - Mbuya, Uganda

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).


Average humidity
Mbuya, Uganda

Average humidity - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Average rainfall
Mbuya, Uganda

Average rainfall - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Average rainfall days
Mbuya, Uganda

Average rainfall days - Mbuya, Uganda

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).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Mbuya, Uganda

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Average sunshine days
Mbuya, Uganda

Average sunshine days - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Average UV index
Mbuya, Uganda

Average UV index - Mbuya, Uganda

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).


Average visibility
Mbuya, Uganda

Average visibility - Mbuya, Uganda

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


Mbuya, Uganda

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