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Average climate of Malawi

The climate of Malawi has an average yearly temperature of 28°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 25°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 1333 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Malawi.

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

Temperature 25 to 32°C
Rain 1333 mm
The climate of Malawi
  • Average yearly temperature: 28°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in November
  • Lowest temperature: 25°C in June and July
  • Precipitation: 1333 mm per year, averaging 111 mm per month
  • Driest months: 1,6 mm in August, September and 2,0 mm in July
  • Wettest months: 371 mm in January, 307 mm in February and 277 mm in December

Climate table Malawi

The climate table for Malawi 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) 27 28 28 27 26 25 25 27 29 31 32 29
Nighttime temperature (°C) 20 21 20 19 16 15 15 15 18 21 22 21
Precipitation (mm) 371 307 226 68 6,8 2,3 2,0 1,6 1,6 10 59 277
UV Index 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 9 8
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature per month in Malawi

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

Temperature per month in Malawi

Precipitation per month in Malawi

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

Precipitation per month in Malawi

UV index per month in Malawi

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

UV index per month in Malawi

Yearly temperature in Malawi

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

Yearly temperature in Malawi

Yearly total precipitation in Malawi

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

Precipitation per year in Malawi

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Average weather in Malawi per month

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