Climate of Botswana
Botswana has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Botswana is 28° degrees and there is about 205 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 258 days a year with an average humidity of 47% and an UV-index of 6.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 20°C and 32°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 8°C and 21°C
- Rain: it rains 78 days and there is a total of approximately 203 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3520 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 20°C and 32°C|
|Warmest month:||32°C in December|
|Coldest month:||20°C in July|
|Night temperature:||between 8°C and 21°C|
|Dry days:||287 days|
|Days with rain:||78 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||203 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3520 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Botswana.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Botswana.
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Climate table of Botswana
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Botswana. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Botswana might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||31||31||30||26||24||21||20||25||30||31||31||32|
|Night temp. (°C)||21||20||18||15||12||8||8||10||14||18||20||21|
|Days with rain||14||12||10||8||2||1||1||-||2||6||9||13|
|Sun hours per day||12||10||10||8||7||7||7||8||10||12||12||12|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||3||3||2|
Best time to visit Botswana
To go to Botswana, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a hot temperature and little precipitation. In Botswana, December is the warmest month with 32°C and the most cold month is 20°C in July.
Climate of Botswana by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Botswana? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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