What is Uganda’s climate like?

Uganda has a tropical type of climate whereby it is generally rainy during the year. The country experiences two dry seasons that is from December – February and from mid June – mid August. Rainy seasons (long and short rains) are from March – May and September – November and the amount of rainfall usually received is from 100 mm – 200 mm. Uganda is a landlocked country, crossed by the Equator and has both large and small lakes such as Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga, Lake Edward, Lake George, Lake Albert, among others. Average temperature range from 16oC in the southwestern highlands to 25°C in the northwest. Temperatures in the northeast exceed 30°C.

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