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 month of the year is July
  • 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:

January 81°F to 88°F
37%
February 79°F to 86°F
32%
March 79°F to 83°F
24%
April 74°F to 79°F
11%
May 68°F to 76°F
2%
June 61°F to 72°F
2%
July 61°F to 72°F
1%
August 67°F to 79°F
1%
September 76°F to 86°F
2%
October 81°F to 92°F
8%
November 81°F to 88°F
24%
December 81°F to 88°F
34%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Botswana by cities

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.



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.


Where to go in Botswana?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Gaborone90°F88°F86°F81°F77°F70°F70°F77°F86°F90°F90°F90°F
Francistown88°F86°F86°F83°F79°F74°F74°F81°F88°F92°F92°F88°F
Maun90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F79°F79°F86°F95°F99°F95°F92°F
Tsabong95°F94°F90°F83°F79°F72°F70°F77°F86°F90°F94°F95°F
Ghanzi90°F88°F86°F83°F81°F76°F76°F83°F92°F95°F94°F92°F
Kasane86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F81°F81°F88°F95°F99°F95°F90°F
Molepolole88°F88°F86°F81°F76°F70°F70°F77°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Orapa90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F77°F77°F85°F92°F97°F94°F92°F
Serowe88°F86°F86°F81°F77°F72°F72°F79°F86°F90°F90°F88°F

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good weather

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Map of Botswana

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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.

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