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 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
  • The cities with the best climate are Lilongwe, Malawi lake, Mzuzu, Nkhata Bay and Nkhotakota, with good weather at least 8 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:

Month
January 74°F to 81°F
91%
February 74°F to 81°F
88%
March 74°F to 81°F
76%
April 72°F to 79°F
43%
May 68°F to 77°F
15%
June 67°F to 76°F
8%
July 67°F to 74°F
7%
August 70°F to 76°F
4%
September 76°F to 85°F
3%
October 77°F to 86°F
14%
November 79°F to 85°F
37%
December 77°F to 83°F
71%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Malawi by cities

Lilongwe

Best time to go to Lilongwe

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

Malawi lake

Best time to go to Malawi lake

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

Blantyre

Best time to go to Blantyre

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

Mzuzu

Best time to go to Mzuzu

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

Nkhata Bay

Best time to go to Nkhata Bay

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

Nkhotakota

Best time to go to Nkhotakota

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


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Climate and Weather in Malawi

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Malawi: Lake Malawi


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.

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94% 93% 83% 39% 12% 1% 3% 1% 3% 11% 33% 76%
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90% 87% 74% 37% 12% 4% 1% 1% 1% 13% 40% 65%
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84% 84% 73% 49% 18% 17% 25% 9% 8% 22% 49% 81%
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91% 92% 69% 39% 11% 6% 3% 2% 0% 8% 17% 49%
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87% 84% 74% 56% 28% 14% 8% 6% 2% 11% 31% 70%
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90% 87% 74% 37% 12% 4% 1% 1% 1% 13% 40% 65%
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98% 89% 83% 47% 9% 3% 2% 0% 0% 6% 31% 79%
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93% 86% 76% 39% 12% 8% 10% 5% 6% 25% 51% 82%

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°F81°F81°F79°F77°F83°F86°F90°F88°F86°F
Malawi lake86°F85°F86°F85°F85°F83°F81°F83°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Blantyre83°F83°F81°F79°F77°F74°F74°F81°F90°F92°F90°F86°F
Mzuzu77°F76°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F74°F79°F81°F83°F81°F
Nkhata Bay88°F86°F86°F85°F83°F81°F79°F81°F86°F88°F90°F90°F
Nkhotakota86°F85°F86°F85°F85°F83°F81°F83°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Nyika National Park79°F79°F79°F77°F76°F76°F74°F79°F85°F86°F86°F85°F
Zomba83°F81°F81°F79°F79°F77°F76°F81°F88°F90°F90°F86°F

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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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