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Average climate of Zimbabwe

The climate of Zimbabwe has an average yearly temperature of 29°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 24°C and rise to 33°C.

Annually, about 643 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 and November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Zimbabwe.

Temperature 24 to 33°C
Rain 643 mm
The climate of Zimbabwe
  • Average yearly temperature: 29°C
  • Highest temperature: 33°C in October
  • Lowest temperature: 24°C in June and July
  • Precipitation: 643 mm per year, averaging 54 mm per month
  • Driest months: 0,4 mm in August, 1,3 mm in July and 1,5 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 169 mm in January, 164 mm in December and 141 mm in February

Climate table Zimbabwe

The climate table for Zimbabwe 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) 29 29 30 28 27 24 24 28 31 33 32 31
Nighttime temperature (°C) 18 18 17 15 12 10 9 11 15 17 19 19
Precipitation (mm) 169 141 52 31 2,8 1,5 1,3 0,4 1,5 18 60 164
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 Yes No

Temperature per month in Zimbabwe

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

Temperature per month in Zimbabwe

Precipitation per month in Zimbabwe

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

Precipitation per month in Zimbabwe

UV index per month in Zimbabwe

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

UV index per 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

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

Weather Experience: Moderate

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

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

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

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 per 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.