Botswana: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to go to Botswana from average climate conditions in many locations like Kasane or Ghanzi, on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Botswana?

When is the best time to go to Botswana? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Botswana, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The weather is good all year in Gaborone
  • On average, the warmest months in Gaborone are January, February, March, September, October, November and December, and the coldest months are June and July
  • January is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Gaborone, Francistown, Maun, Tsabong, Ghanzi, Molepolole, Orapa and Serowe, with good weather at least 11 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Botswana for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* Botswana in january
tolerable to good* Botswana in february
good to perfect* Botswana in march
perfect Botswana in april
perfect Botswana in may
good to perfect* Botswana in june
good to perfect* Botswana in july
good to perfect* Botswana in august
perfect Botswana in september
good to perfect* Botswana in october
good to perfect* Botswana in november
tolerable to good* Botswana in december

When to go to Botswana by city

Gaborone

Best time to go to Gaborone

The best months to go to Gaborone are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Francistown

Best time to go to Francistown

The best months to go to Francistown are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Maun

Best time to go to Maun

The best months to go to Maun are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Tsabong

Best time to go to Tsabong

The best months to go to Tsabong are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Ghanzi

Best time to go to Ghanzi

The best months to go to Ghanzi are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Climate and Weather in Botswana

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Botswana : Okavango Delta, Botswana


Temperatures and rainfall in Botswana

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Botswana and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Gaborone, Francistown, Maun, Tsabong and Ghanzi.


Map of Botswana

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cities in Botswana

About Botswana

What can I do in Botswana?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Botswana reliable?

Climate data for Botswana has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Botswana allows us to determine the average for each month in Gaborone, Francistown, Maun, Tsabong, Ghanzi, Kasane, Molepolole, Orapa and and 1 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Botswana:

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