Best Time To Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Best Time To Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Best Months To Do Safari

Best Time, Seasons & Months to Go on Safari in Lake Mburo?
While planning any of the safari visit to Uganda national parks, do not miss the magical experience Lake Mburo National Park has to offer. the region and Uganda in general, has got a lovely weather and temperatures ideal for safari vacationing any time of the year. Temperatures are consistent throughout the year with no extreme variations, the temperatures experienced measure about 25 C (77 F) and 27 C (80 F) during the day and 13 C (55 F) to 15 C (59 F) during the night.
Therefore, when planning your safari vacation in Uganda, your safari consultant will advice you to carry the necessary essentials reason being that, nature is un predictable. You need to carry light jackets to be used during early morning and evening game drives and temperatures keep changing and vary from one region to other. When you travel around the park, you will notice temperatures in the north and east of the park are slightly higher than in the south and west.

Different Monthly Seasons at lake Mburo National Park

Not that Uganda has got equator line running through it. Therefore, the temperatures received are hot and cold in some month throughout the year. Compared to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the precipitation in millimetres is less in Lake Mburo National Park. This is primarily due to the warm temperate equatorial climate based on its geographical location in southern of the country
Dry Months, also known as the Peak Season for Lake Mburo is from June to July and August. Note September is peak season but is also part of the dry season although temperatures are un predictable, rainfall can also be received at any time.
Dry & Wet Rainy Months, best time for game viewing which is also the High Season for Lake Mburo is from end of December and January to February.
Wet Rainy Months which are the Mid-Peak Season for Lake Mburo from the September and October are both rainy periods though September is also a peak period with high number of visitors received in the park. These months there is lots of rainfall received and it’s also the start of the lush green season which is the best season for bird watching when migratory birds are received.
Wet Rainy Season which is Low Season for Lake Mburo from the month March, April, May, and November lots of rainfall and the trails muddy but still good time for game viewing and bird watching with lush vegetation for the animals to feed on thus reduces mobility.
Hot & Cool Months; There is only 1-2 Celsius degrees variation in temperature in between months at Lake Mburo. January, February, July, Aug and September are the hottest months with highs of 27ºC (80 F) during the day and lows of 15 C (59 F) at night while April, May, October and November are the coolest months with highs of 25 C (77 F) during the day and lows of 13 C (55 F) at night. All other months average around 26 C (79 F) during the daytime while night time temperatures average around 14 C (57 F).
The best time for birding safaris in Lake Mburo Park is January, February, June and July when the rains are the least and roads are navigable. The migratory birds arrive in November and leave by April. The peak rainy months of April and November bring abundance of food that leads to a lot of avian activity though trails can be slippery, and also roads and airstrips can be challenging to navigate but still all activities in the park can be done.

Visiting Lake Mburo During the Dry Seasons Is It the Best Time of the year to go on the safari basing on the climate, Temperatures and Weather Conditions.
If you’re a wildlife enthusiast, you probably have plans to go on game drives to view the incredible birdlife and fauna in the park. For your best sightings, you may want to take your safari holiday in Uganda during one of the dry seasons. Like the rest of Africa, Lake Mburo National Park has two wet seasons and two dry seasons. The long dry season begins in June and continues through July and August. The short dry season lasts for three months in December, January, and February. These months are the best times for a visit to Lake Mburo Park because the weather is cool and dry. You are likely to encounter fewer bugs such as mosquitoes, and the undergrowth is sparse.

Wet Seasons in Lake Mburo Park and How to Plan Activities During the Rainy Period?

Visiting lake Mburo during the wet seasons is more convenient just like the dry season, the rainy season brings in new life and a burst of fresh vegetation in the park, the new greenery is simply beautiful to view and provides plenty food for both the birds and animals. during the wet season, there is less crowd in the park thus perfect time for more bird sightings. Do keep in mind that the roads in the park tend to get muddy, making travel more time-consuming but still it’s possible to carry out the activities. Also, the wet season which is the low season comes with advantages, some accommodations (like safari lodges and camps) lower their room prices, so your trip to lake mburo or any other Uganda national park, could be economical.

Though annual rainfall levels tend to average around 700-800 mm, Lake Mburo National Park is shy of erratic rains. Even during the height of the rainy season, it does not rain continuously here; there are times when the sun is out and the sky is clear. Like the rest of Africa, this reserve in Uganda is prone to unusual weather patterns because of climate change. If you’re worried about this, know that your game drives and other safari activities in Lake Mburo can be planned around the weather conditions based on your arrival and departure days of your safari with African

Other Considerations When Planning Your Safari to Lake Mburo Park

Animal-viewing easier during this period because animals are more likely to congregate near water bodies becomes scarce. The short dry season also coincides with the harshest part of winter in the northern hemisphere, making it a pleasant time for a getaway to sunny Uganda. It’s worth noting that the long dry season tends to coincide with school holidays in Europe, North America and in East Africa and also the wildebeest migration in Serengeti (Tanzania) and Masai Mara (Kenya), so you may also encounter a higher number of family tourists with children in the parks and reserves in Uganda at this time.

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