Uganda is located in the eastern centre of Africa directly at the Equator. Winston Churchill called it "The perl of Africa" - a hint to the diverse and absolutely beautiful nature that welcomes its visitors.
Although Uganda lies on the equator, the climate is tempered by its altitude which gives it a spring-like climate year round. Bwindi National Park is a rain forest at considerable elevation and can be wet and cool at any time of year.
The hot dry season is from December through February. Intermittent rains start in March with the heavier rainy season being in April and May. The cooler dry season is from June through October. The month of November has short rains including intermittent showers and some flash flooding.
Temperatures rarely rise about 29 C. The average temperature is about 26 C.