Chobe Safari Lodge Airport

UG-0007 · Northern Region, Uganda

Climate Chobe Safari Lodge Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Entebbe International Airport (HUEN) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 86.5 83 95 93 89 88
February 89.6 93 90 93 83 90
March 95.5 99 96 94 95 94
April 92.7 92 95 89 95 94
May 94.0 95 95 96 96
June 92.5 89 93 94 95
July 91.7 96 93 92 91
August 92.9 94 96 95 98
September 90.6 93 92 90 95
October 94.7 99 94 91 98
November 94.2 96 91 96 95
December 93.5 92 89 100 99
Average 92.0 91.4 94.1 92.6 93.3 94.4

1st best VFR conditions of Uganda

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 96.9 96 96 98 94 100
February 98.2 100 96 97 97 98
March 99.0 100 100 97 99 98
April 98.6 99 100 98 100 96
May 99.2 100 100 99 100
June 99.1 100 98 99 99
July 97.4 98 94 99 98
August 99.3 99 99 100 100
September 98.1 99 98 95 100
October 98.5 100 98 96 99
November 99.0 99 97 99 99
December 98.5 99 100 100 100
Average 98.5 98.5 98.6 97.5 98.3 98.9

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 27.0 26 27 28 26 27
February 27.3 27 28 26 27 27
March 26.3 28 25 27 27 26
April 25.5 26 26 26 26 26
May 25.2 27 25 25 26
June 25.0 26 25 26 26
July 25.5 26 26 26 25
August 26.0 27 26 27 26
September 25.9 26 26 26 26
October 26.4 27 27 27 26
November 26.0 26 26 27 26
December 26.1 26 26 27 26
Average 26.1 26.7 26.4 26.1 26.3 26.0

1st highest temperature of Uganda

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 18.8 20 19 19 19 19
February 19.5 21 20 21 20 20
March 19.9 22 20 19 20 19
April 19.8 21 19 20 19 21
May 20.2 22 21 20 21
June 19.7 21 18 20 20
July 18.9 20 17 20 19
August 18.6 20 18 19 19
September 18.2 20 18 19 19
October 18.9 21 18 19 19
November 18.7 20 19 20 18
December 19.0 20 19 18 20
Average 19.3 20.8 20.0 18.9 19.3 19.4

1st lowest temperature of Uganda

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.0 5 1 6 3 9
February 3.1 7 0 2 2 6
March 4.8 3 8 3 2 7
April 8.8 12 6 7 5 8
May 8.0 5 7 7 11
June 5.0 5 3 4 4
July 2.8 3 1 4 5
August 3.7 6 3 2 1
September 5.1 10 4 6 4
October 4.2 4 3 5 2
November 6.7 9 7 4 7
December 5.3 3 6 5 3
Average 5.0 6.5 4.8 4.3 4.0 5.5

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.3 6 7 8 8 6
February 7.8 7 8 9 9 7
March 7.8 7 7 9 9 8
April 8.2 8 8 10 10 8
May 8.2 9 9 8 7
June 8.2 7 10 9 8
July 9.1 9 10 10 9
August 7.5 8 8 7 7
September 7.7 7 8 7 11
October 6.9 8 7 6 6
November 6.8 7 6 7 7
December 6.4 5 6 7 7
Average 7.5 6.6 7.6 8.2 8.2 7.7

1st highest wind speed of Uganda

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 223° 164° 144° 177° 277°
February 183° 187° 192° 174° 191°
March 183° 193° 188° 180° 203°
April 193° 188° 192° 182° 193°
May 182° 195° 182° 194°
June 185° 176° 174° 194°
July 169° 169° 170° 180°
August 164° 153° 156° 164°
September 170° 180° 166° 184°
October 178° 153° 176° 205°
November 211° 200° 168° 218°
December 209° 194° 189° 186°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.