Climate And Weather Conditions in Murchison Falls National Park

The climate of Murchison falls national park is relatively uniform all the year through with daily temperatures goes from 31°C/88°F approximately and cool down during the night to around 18°C/64°F.

Climate And Weather Conditions in Murchison Falls National Park

Climate and weather of Murchison Falls National Park: The Park lies across the equator taking coordinates of  02 °11’15.0”North and 31°46’53.0”East  (latitude 2.187499, and longitude 31.781400), and this is enough justification for the climatic conditions that happen within the park. From the shores of Lake Albert, Murchison Falls Nation Park stretches to other areas covered by districts of Kiryandongo, Buliisa, Nwoya, and some sections of Masindi district.

The climate of Murchison falls national park is relatively uniform all the year through with daily temperatures goes from 31°C/88°F approximately and cool down during the night to around 18°C/64°F. The rainy season in Murchison falls national park happens in March and April and November. Murchison falls national park experiences tropical climatic conditions and sometimes it’s a bit hot because the park lies across the equator.

Murchison National park is one of the parks that receive rainy season during the wet season. In Uganda, the wet season represents the low season to travelers and it occurs usually from April to May then August to October. And during the rainy season, the visitors don’t see a lot of animals as they tend to go and hide far and the rain makes the trails impassable and thus we recommend that visitors travel in a 4×4 safari vehicle if they are to navigate freely within this rainy conditions.

The dry season of Murchison Falls National park is characterized by hot sunshine and Temperatures go up to 38 °C  and this makes most of the safari activities so successful and visitors can fully enjoy the safari activities within the park such as game drives, nature walk safaris, boat cruise, chimpanzee trekking among others. December to February and June to September are the dry months in Murchison falls national park and present the peak season in Uganda that is when most of the visitors visit the park.

The dry season enables travelers to go hiking on top of the falls and do chimp tracking. The waterlogged places within the park and near the accommodation facilities dry off and this eliminates any possibility of travelers or visitors getting malaria fever since the breeding places of mosquitoes are not common during this season. However, remember the tropical climate is unpredictable, and anytime even during the rainy season you can receive some rain so you need to be on high alert.

The dry season presents a convenient period of the year when you should travel to Murchison falls national Park for your different safari activities. Visitors interested in enjoying the green environment and also taking pictures can utilize the rainy season as well. Despite, the changes in weather and climatic conditions, Murchison Falls National Park remains open throughout the year, and visitors are free and can visit the park any time they feel like traveling to the park. You can contact our services and professional staff at Africa Adventure Vacations for your best travel safaris.

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