Africa Blooms during the Rainy Season – Uganda comes Alive
The Best Time of Year – On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda
On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda – The Musical Group Toto popularized the song “Rains down in Africa” where Africa comes alive as the savanna turns green, wildlife can be more readily seen, the forests mushroom overnight, the power of nature is unleashed.
Going On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda – People Google all day long “Best time to visit Uganda – Rainy Season in Uganda.”
In the minds of many wanting to visit Uganda – the rainy season is negative, the worst time of the year but it just the best time of the year for those who want a different experience, no crowds, see the Savannah come back to life after the dry-season, see the Rainforest Jungles in full bloom and the Afo-Montane Vegetation of the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon and the Volcanoes, the Mountains that Cook, the Virunga’s shoot forth once again.
Safari Goers Benefit as some Upmarket lodges lower the price per night and the rainy season in Uganda. Rainy Season – or Low Season may be the Best time of year to visit Uganda.
On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda The Rainy Season is a time of refreshing, a time of the renewal of nature, even its wildlife, primates and birds. In our minds, one of the best times to visit and we have never had a client who complained about the Rains in Africa as they visited Uganda.
On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda. The rains in Africa are simply spectacular – they can arrive without much warning, refresh the soil, wash away the dust from the road. the rainy seasons are a time for growth, you can see it anywhere you look.
In the villages, people work hard preparing and planting their fields, trying to harness the gift of rain and to a supply of food on hand after harvest for the rest of the year. Children literally take a shower in the rains and enjoy it, traffic in towns stops – then as quickly as the rains came, so are they gone – yes, the rains down in Africa.
The rains at night are spectacular, often accompanied by a fabulous Pyro-Technic Display of Lightning accompanied by Thunder.
The rains are not like the rains in Northern Europe, the UK, the Northwest of the USA where it drizzles all day long and for days to come. Here in Uganda, it is a tropical downpour causing you to think that you should build a boat or raft, however, women will put out basins, buckets to catch the rain and use it for bathing, washing etc.
The rains in Africa are a part of the African Experience – hopefully it comes at a most convenient time when you are not out on a Game Drive in a park or Gorilla Tracking. Most of the times the rains come at night or during the early morning hours and by the times the sun rises, the rains have come and gone and you have a mostly sunny day in Uganda.
Uganda has two rainy seasons during the year and often people are concerned that they might be coming at a wrong time of the year to Africa for Safari– the reality is this, that even during the rainy seasons of the year the sun comes out and dries out the rain-soaked soil and a few hours later all is back to normal.
- Short Rains in Uganda: April to May of the year accompanied by fantastic thunderstorms.
- Long Rains in Uganda: September to November and once again often there is a thunderstorm with it. Usually, it is during the night or early morning, by 10 am the sun is out.
On Safari during the Rainy Season in Uganda – it is the time of the year when at the end of the day sit outside of your deck and enjoy the celestial light-shows. The sunsets seem to explode from the clouds to your eyes. Even the stars twinkle more brightly, freed from Africa’s dusty curtain. It is rainy Season, a time where Africa comes alive in Uganda.