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What is the climate like in Zimbabwe?

The climate of Zimbabwe has an average yearly temperature of 30°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 25°C and rise to 33°C.

Annually, about 604 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Zimbabwe.

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

Temperature 25 to 33°C
Rain 604 mm

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The climate of Zimbabwe
  • Average yearly temperature: 30°C
  • Highest temperature: 33°C in October and November
  • Lowest temperature: 25°C in June and July
  • Precipitation: 604 mm per year, averaging 50 mm by month
  • Driest months: 0,3 mm in August, 1,0 mm in July and 1,1 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 173 mm in January, 148 mm in February and 133 mm in December

Climate table Zimbabwe

The climate table for Zimbabwe shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 29 29 30 29 27 25 25 28 31 33 33 31
Nighttime temperature (°C) 19 18 17 15 12 9 9 12 15 18 19 19
Precipitation (mm) 173 148 42 24 2,1 1,1 1,0 0,3 1,5 19 59 133
UV Index 8 8 9 8 8 7 8 9 10 10 9 9
Best month No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature by month in Zimbabwe

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

Temperature by month in Zimbabwe

Precipitation by month in Zimbabwe

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

Precipitation by month in Zimbabwe

UV index by month in Zimbabwe

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Zimbabwe.

UV index by month in Zimbabwe

Yearly temperature in Zimbabwe

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

Yearly temperature in Zimbabwe

Yearly total precipitation in Zimbabwe

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

Precipitation per year in Zimbabwe

Weather experiences in Zimbabwe

The weather in Zimbabwe is rated an average of 3,8 out of 5 stars by 5 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Warm enough and no precipitation.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The hot sun alternated with violent storms. The heat was unbearable at times, but the storms brought welcome relief. Overall, it was a unique experience.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

There are regular refreshing rain showers that pragmatically counteract the heat. This is great for those who like warm climates.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

February in Zimbabwe was a mix of sunshine and rain. The high temperatures were pleasant, but frequent thunderstorms could be treacherous. Bring sunscreen and an umbrella.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The days were sunny and pleasantly warm, while the evenings were cool. A little rain, but nothing ruined the vacation.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Zimbabwe by month

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