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Average climate of Botswana

The climate of Botswana has an average yearly temperature of 30°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 24°C and rise to 33°C.

Annually, about 380 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Botswana.

The best time to visit Botswana is January until September. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Botswana.

Temperature 24 to 33°C
Rain 380 mm
The climate of Botswana
  • Average yearly temperature: 30°C
  • Highest temperature: 33°C in October, November and December
  • Lowest temperature: 24°C in July
  • Precipitation: 380 mm per year, averaging 32 mm per month
  • Driest months: 0,4 mm in August, 0,5 mm in June and 1,2 mm in July
  • Wettest months: 89 mm in December, 88 mm in February and 77 mm in January

Climate table Botswana

The climate table for Botswana shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 32 31 31 29 27 25 24 28 32 33 33 33
Nighttime temperature (°C) 21 20 19 15 11 8 7 11 15 18 20 21
Precipitation (mm) 77 88 42 21 4,9 0,5 1,2 0,4 2,4 20 33 89
UV Index 9 8 9 8 7 7 7 8 9 10 9 9
Best month Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature per month in Botswana

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Botswana

Temperature per month in Botswana

Precipitation per month in Botswana

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Botswana.

Precipitation per month in Botswana

UV index per month in Botswana

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Botswana.

UV index per month in Botswana

Yearly temperature in Botswana

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Botswana, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Botswana

Yearly total precipitation in Botswana

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Botswana.

Precipitation per year in Botswana

Weather experiences in Botswana

The weather in Botswana is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 4 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good

The temperature is hot but not unbearable. The landscape is green and vibrant. Despite the occasional rain shower, a delightful experience.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Despite the high temperature, around 30 degrees, it remained pleasant here because of the low humidity. It rained in the evening, keeping us cool. Attractive atmosphere.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Lots of sunshine and temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius. An occasional rain shower in the evening kept things cool.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

The days were warm but pleasant and the nights became quite cool. It was dry and there were almost no clouds, which was perfect for stargazing. The lack of rain could be a little problematic at times.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Botswana per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Botswana and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Botswana, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.