Weather of Bwindi Forest

Weather of Bwindi Forest : The Weather of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is very chilled and wetter because the national park is a tropical rain forest where it can rain at any time of the year. The park is found in the South Western part of Uganda, situated in the beautiful district of Kanungu. Bwindi impenetrable national park was established in 1991 and it covers an area of approximately 331 kilometers squared, with its unique coordinates as stated at 01°01`S29°41`E.

The park has four sectors inhabiting the mountain Gorillas these include Rushaga, Buhoma, Nkuringo, and Rushaga. Nkuringo is an interesting sector which is the coldest, and it’s at an altitude of 1160 meters to 2607 meters above sea level.

The weather of Bwindi has got a tropical type of climate and vegetation as well. It has an average temperature ranging from 8-20  to 20-27 °C, and this type of climate and vegetation has favored the mountain gorillas in the park which are basically listed as critically endangered species.

Weather of Bwindi Forest
Weather of Bwindi Forest

Bwindi impenetrable national park also experiences a wet climate, and in this, a cold climate sometimes normally occurs with the strong presence of the mist that is mostly observed covering the pure blue skies of Bwindi impenetrable national park.

The weather of Bwindi has got unique changes that can’t be found in any other park all around the world, in that, this park receives rainfall throughout the whole year.

Their months that are recorded when this place receives the best amount of rainfall, but still in the months of June to July the park receives the least rainfall amount, and the months of December to February the park receives low rainfall amount. During this period in Bwindi impenetrable national park, it is greatly known as the dry season & this period is the best season for one to visit the park and enjoys all the nature that it holds for you in position to explore.

Bwindi impenetrable national park, the weather of this park enables tourist activities to take place especially in the months of December to February, and in this period visitors are able to have one of the best and amazing experiences with the gorillas since the park is well known for gorilla trekking and still it being one of the best activities that is carried out in the park.

The wet seasons in this place are normally being experienced in the months of March, April and also May and these occur with the presence of heavy rainfall amounts throughout the park, and this goes on increasing, and by the month of April, it becomes intensified and in this period the rainfall becomes too much. 

During the wet seasons, it keeps on drizzling the whole day, and therefore those that are planning to come to the park are greatly advised to carry jackets, and many more gorilla trekking essentials. The wet seasons are also divided into two and these include, the short rains of March to May and also the Strong and long-lasting rains from September to November. 

During this period visitors get a chance of seeing all the migratory birds that are noticed flying the skies of the park, and this makes bird watching an interesting activity. Because all the different types of birds are being observed during this season without any inconvenience.

To supplement on the above, if you’re planning to have a trip to Bwindi impenetrable national park, you are greatly advised to carry all strong weather gadgets such as gloves, jackets, raincoats, bed warmers, leg warmers, and many more, this is done because of the rapidly changing weather conditions.

The weather of Bwindi forest is the best that can accommodate your stay with nature and discover more about wildlife without disturbances of the weather.

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