When is the best time to go to Mzuzu?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Mzuzu are May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are September, October, November and December
  • Mzuzu has dry periods in August and September
  • January is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Mzuzu

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

January 68°F/77°F
February 68°F/77°F
March 68°F/76°F
April 67°F/76°F
May 65°F/72°F
June 61°F/70°F
July 61°F/70°F
August 65°F/76°F
September 68°F/81°F
October 72°F/85°F
November 74°F/86°F
December 72°F/81°F

Weather and climate in Mzuzu

Mzuzu enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Mzuzu is 77°F (ranging from 70°F in july to 86°F in november). Annual rainfall is 81in, with a minimum of 0.1in in september and a maximum of 24.6in in january.
  • Between january and february the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 67°F and, in february, 22 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is okay. the thermometer goes up to 76°F°C and you can expect to have 3.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and august the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 76°F and it rains in august about 0.2in.
  • From september to november the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 99°F and, in november, 4 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F and, in december, 17 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Mzuzu

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Mzuzu: 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 Mzuzu

Find out when Mzuzu 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 Mzuzu

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

Figure: Visitor index for Mzuzu month by month

Best time for low prices in Mzuzu

Average prices of hotels in Mzuzu month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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