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.

Climate guide for Malawi

Destination Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Blantyre and southern Malawi 25°C 120mm 26°C 13mm 25°C 74mm 24°C 31mm 23°C 0mm 20°C 0mm 21°C 0mm 24°C 32mm 25°C 0mm 29°C 22mm 29°C 102mm 27°C 1mm
Lake Malawi 22°C 33mm 23°C 34mm 23°C 138mm 23°C 12mm 21°C 0mm 18°C 0mm 18°C 0mm 21°C 0mm 22°C 0mm 25°C 0mm 26°C 23mm 23°C 13mm
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