Best Time to Visit Malawi

While it is possible to travel all year round to Malawi, there are two broad seasons: the dry season normally runs from May to mid-October and wet season from November to April. The cooler months are typically between May to August and wettest normally December to February. It is important to note, however that due to the length of the country and differing typography and elevations, that the climate can vary starkly at any one time. This means the best time to visit Malawi will depend on the kinds of experiences that appeal to you, and our experts will be happy to advise you.

Best time to visit

Climate guide for Malawi

, Malawi

Average temperatures (Celsius) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
24°C 22mm
Feb
25°C 19mm
Mar
25°C 12mm
Apr
24°C 7mm
May
23°C 2mm
Jun
22°C 3mm
Jul
21°C 4mm
Aug
23°C 1mm
Sep
26°C 1mm
Oct
28°C 2mm
Nov
28°C 6mm
Dec
26°C 15mm
Jan
28°C 22mm
Feb
28°C 31mm
Mar
28°C 18mm
Apr
29°C 9mm
May
27°C 2mm
Jun
26°C 2mm
Jul
26°C 2mm
Aug
28°C 1mm
Sep
30°C 1mm
Oct
32°C 4mm
Nov
33°C 8mm
Dec
29°C 18mm
Jan
24°C 22mm
Feb
25°C 19mm
Mar
25°C 12mm
Apr
24°C 7mm
May
23°C 2mm
Jun
22°C 3mm
Jul
21°C 4mm
Aug
23°C 1mm
Sep
26°C 1mm
Oct
28°C 2mm
Nov
28°C 6mm
Dec
26°C 15mm
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