When is the best time to go to Malawi?

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

  • In Malawi, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Lilongwe are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Lilongwe are September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and February
  • Zomba is the city with the best climate, with good weather 9 months a year


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

January 70°F to 79°F
20 to 30 days*
February 70°F to 79°F
19 to 27 days*
March 70°F to 77°F
17 to 27 days*
April 70°F to 76°F
7 to 18 days*
May 67°F to 74°F
1 to 8 days*
June 67°F to 72°F
0 to 4 days*
July 65°F to 70°F
0 to 4 days*
August 70°F to 76°F
0 to 2 days*
September 74°F to 83°F
0 to 1 days*
October 77°F to 85°F
1 to 4 days*
November 77°F to 86°F
6 to 13 days*
December 74°F to 83°F
19 to 25 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Malawi by cities

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Lilongwe

Lilongwe

The best months to go to Lilongwe are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Malawi lake

Malawi lake

The best months to go to Malawi lake are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Blantyre

Blantyre

The best months to go to Blantyre are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.



Temperatures and rainfall in Malawi

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Malawi and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Lilongwe, Malawi lake, Blantyre, Mzuzu and Nkhata Bay.


Where to go in Malawi?

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.
Lilongwe81°F81°F81°F79°F79°F77°F77°F83°F86°F90°F88°F85°F
Malawi lake81°F81°F81°F79°F77°F76°F76°F77°F83°F85°F85°F83°F
Blantyre83°F83°F83°F79°F77°F76°F74°F81°F90°F92°F92°F88°F
Mzuzu77°F77°F76°F76°F72°F70°F70°F76°F81°F85°F85°F81°F
Nkhata Bay81°F79°F79°F77°F76°F74°F72°F76°F79°F83°F83°F81°F
Nkhotakota81°F81°F81°F79°F77°F76°F76°F77°F83°F85°F85°F83°F
Nyika National Park76°F76°F77°F76°F76°F74°F74°F79°F83°F86°F86°F81°F
Zomba85°F83°F83°F81°F79°F77°F77°F83°F90°F92°F92°F88°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

very bad weather



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Is this weather information for Malawi reliable?

Climate data for Malawi has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Malawi allows us to determine the average for each month in Lilongwe, Malawi lake, Blantyre, Mzuzu, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Nyika National Park and Zomba.

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

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