Average Weather in July in Rakai Uganda
Daily high temperatures are around 80°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 83°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 80°F on July 21.
Daily low temperatures are around 59°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 62°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 59°F on July 18.
For reference, on February 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Rakai typically range from 61°F to 82°F, while on July 17, the coldest day of the year, they range from 59°F to 80°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in July
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in July
The month of July in Rakai experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 52% to 45%.
The clearest day of the month is July 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on April 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 83%, while on August 15, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 57%.
Cloud Cover Categories in July
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Rakai, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 14% and ending it at 22%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 71% on April 12, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 4.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Rakai is increasing, starting the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.1 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Rakai, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is July 1, with 12 hours, 5 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 31, with 12 hours, 5 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Rakai is 6:55 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 2 minutes, 33 seconds later at 6:58 AM on July 26.
The earliest sunset is 7:00 PM on July 1 and the latest sunset is 2 minutes, 43 seconds later at 7:03 PM on July 26.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Rakai during 2021.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:47 AM and sets 12 hours, 10 minutes later, at 6:57 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:53 AM and sets 12 hours, 5 minutes later, at 6:58 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for July 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Rakai is essentially constant during July, remaining within 2% of 8% throughout.
The lowest chance of a muggy day during July is 6% on July 17.
For reference, on May 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 58% of the time, while on July 17, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 6% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Rakai is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour, while on November 18, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during July is 8.2 miles per hour on July 5.
Average Wind Speed in July
The hourly average wind direction in Rakai throughout July is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 65% on July 1.
Wind Direction in July
Temperatures in Rakai are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July
The average accumulated growing degree days in Rakai are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 561°F, from 1°F to 561°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Rakai is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.1 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 6.2 kWh on July 20.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Rakai are -0.720 deg latitude, 31.484 deg longitude, and 4,268 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Rakai contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 958 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,095 feet. Within 10 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (1,083 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,014 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Rakai is covered by cropland (51%) and grassland (46%), within 10 miles by cropland (41%) and herbaceous vegetation (32%), and within 50 miles by grassland (21%) and cropland (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Rakai, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Rakai.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Rakai according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Rakai is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Rakai and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .