When is the best time to go to Francistown?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Francistown
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, September, October, November and December
  • Francistown has dry periods in May, June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January and December

Annual weather in Francistown

For full information about the climate and weather in Francistown a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 74°F/88°F
February 74°F/86°F
March 72°F/86°F
April 67°F/83°F
May 61°F/79°F
June 56°F/74°F
July 54°F/74°F
August 61°F/81°F
September 68°F/90°F
October 74°F/92°F
November 77°F/92°F
December 77°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Francistown

Francistown enjoys a steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Francistown is 85°F (ranging from 74°F in july to 92°F in october). Annual rainfall is 26.3in, with a minimum of 0in in august and a maximum of 7.3in in december.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and it rains about 5.7in each month.
  • Between the months of march and may the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 67°F and it rains about 0.2in each month.
  • Between the months of june and july the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and it rains about 1% of the time in july.
  • From august to november the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 108°F and it rains about 2.6in each month.
  • In december the climate is good. It is for example 90°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 7.3in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Francistown

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Francistown: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Francistown

Find out when Francistown has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Francistown

  • Very low season in Francistown
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June and November.
  • Low season in Francistown
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: July, September and October.
  • Peek season in Francistown
    The largest number of tourists visiting Francistown is during: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Francistown month by month

Best time for low prices in Francistown

Average prices of hotels in Francistown month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Francistown. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, February is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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