Climate of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe has a semi-arid climate. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Zimbabwe is 26° degrees and there is about 501 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 228 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 22°C and 30°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 8°C and 17°C
- Rain: it rains 121 days and there is a total of approximately 502 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3323 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 22°C and 30°C|
|Warmest month:||30°C in October|
|Coldest month:||22°C in June|
|Night temperature:||between 8°C and 17°C|
|Dry days:||244 days|
|Days with rain:||121 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||502 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3323 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Zimbabwe.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Zimbabwe.
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Climate table of Zimbabwe
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Zimbabwe. 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 Zimbabwe might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||26||26||25||24||23||22||22||25||29||30||29||27|
|Night temp. (°C)||17||16||15||13||11||9||8||10||13||16||17||17|
|Days with rain||24||20||17||11||4||1||3||1||1||4||13||22|
|Sun hours per day||10||11||10||7||7||7||7||7||10||10||12||11|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||3||2||2||2|
Best time to visit Zimbabwe
To go to Zimbabwe, the best time to visit is February through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Zimbabwe, October is the warmest month with 30°C and the most cold month is 22°C in June.
Climate of Zimbabwe by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Zimbabwe? 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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