Kabale town is in the Western part of Uganda and It is the major town in Kabale District. The Kabale District headquarters are found in Kabale town. Kabale town is in the Kigezi sub region and the town is ten kilometers from Katuna the border of Rwanda and a distance of about 420km from the main city of Uganda which is Kampala and Its about 142 kilometers South West of Mbarara. Kabale town is 68 kilometers to Bwindi and the driving time is 2hours 41mins.
In 1969 the National Census that year enumerated 8234 people in Kabale town and in the 1980 the population had grown to 21469 people in the town. In 1991 the population census that was carried out still showed that there was an increase in the population and the number was 29246 people and in 2002 Kabale population kept on growing to 41344 people and the same with in 20014 population census where the enumerated number was 49186. In 2020 the National Bureau of Statistics estimates were that the number of people in Kabale town had still raised to 53200.
Kabale town has a tropical savannah climate with the average annual temperature of 48degrees and about 333inches of rain in a year. Kabale town has 83days with an average humidity of 74% and UV Index of 6. Kabale town temperature varies from 56degrees Fahrenheit to 75degrees Fahrenheit and rarely below 53degrees Fahrenheit or above 81degrees Fahrenheit. The Climate of Kabale is warm and temperate with an average of 18.4degrees Celsius or 65degrees Fahrenheit and February is the warmest month and lowest average temperature occurs in November when its around 17.1degrees Celsius or 62degrees Fahrenheit. And the precipitation varies 209mm of eight inches between the driest month and the wettest month. The variation in temperature throughout the year is 1.3degrees Celsius or 2.4degrees Fahrenheit.
Kabale town is both cold and warm. There it has both the dry season and the wet season. Though its expected to rain any time in Kabale since it has a tropical type of climate. The month with the highest humidity is April(82.59% and the month with the lowest relative humidity is July with 56.58% still July is the month with the lowest rainy days (4.23days and April is the month with the highest rainy days with 24.9days. January, on average its 80degrees Fahrenheit maximum in Kabale and at least around 63degrees Fahrenheit. There are 15days of rainfall with total inches of 17.3 and it will be dry for 16days. Maximum temperature is 80degrees Fahrenheit with minimum temperature of 63degrees Dry days 16 Rainy days 15. February, On average Feb is 81degrees Fahrenheit maximum and at least around 64degrees Fahrenheit. There are 17days of rainfall with total inches of 18.9 and it I’ll be dry for 11 days. Therefore Max temp is 81degrees Fahrenheit and min temp is 64degrees Fahrenheit, Dry days 11 Rainy days 17. March, On average its 80degrees Fahrenheit and minimum around 64degrees. It receives 23days of rainfall with total inches of 31.1 and the dry days are 8days. April, On average April has a maximum temperature of 78degrees and minimum is around 64degrees. Receives 27days of rainfall and three dry days and an average of UV Index of 5. May, On average May has 75degrees maximum and at least around 62degrees minimum temperature. Receives 24days of rainfall with total inches of 28.6 and has 7 dry days and an average of UV Index of 5. June, On average June has maximum temperature of 76degrees Fahrenheit and at least around 62degrees minimum temperature. Receiving 15days of rainfall with total inches of 11.8 and has 15days of dry having an average UV index of 5. July, has maximum temperature of 77degrees Fahrenheit and at least minimum of 63degrees. Receiving 10days of rainfall with total inches of 5.9 and the dry days are 21days with an average UV index of 6. August, has a maximum temperature of 77degrees Fahrenheit and a minimum of 64degrees receiving about 18days of rainfall with total inches of 16.5 and it will be dry for 13days with an average UV index of 6. September, this month has a maximum temperature of 77degrees and a minimum around 64degrees with 22days of rainfall with total inches of 26.8 and has 8 dry days having an average UV index of 6. October, has maximum temperature of 77degrees and minimum of 63degrees. Will be dry for 5 days and wet for 26days with total inches of 41.3 having an Average UV index of 5. November, has an average of maximum 76degrees Fahrenheit and at least around a minimum of 63degrees. Kabale receives 28days of rainfall with total inches of 53.9 and two dry days with an average of UV Index of 5 in this month. December, Kabale has a maximum temperature of 77degrees and at least around a minimum of 62degrees receiving 25days of rainfall with total inches of 40.2 and will be dry for 6days and its average UV index is 6. Therefore the clouds in Kabale town with average percentage of the sky covered by the clouds experience significant seasonal changes occur over the course of the year. The clearest part of the year in Kabale town begins around June and lasts for 3 to 4months ending around September. The clearest month of the year in Kabale town being August during which in average the sky is clear, clear mostly or partly cloudy 52% of the time. The cloudier part of the year begins around September 20th and lasts 6 to 8months ending around June 08. The cloudiest month of the year in Kabale tow is in April during which on average the sky is mostly cloudy with 84%.