When is the best time to go to Maputo?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Maputo
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months are January and February
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March and April


Annual weather in Maputo

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

January 79°F/86°F
6.3in
February 79°F/88°F
5.9in
March 77°F/86°F
4.4in
April 74°F/83°F
2.3in
May 70°F/83°F
0.5in
June 67°F/79°F
0.6in
July 65°F/77°F
0.5in
August 68°F/81°F
0.6in
September 72°F/83°F
1in
October 74°F/83°F
3.8in
November 76°F/85°F
4.4in
December 79°F/88°F
4.7in


Weather and climate in Maputo

Maputo enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Maputo is 83°F (ranging from 77°F in july to 88°F in february). Annual rainfall is 34.8in, with a minimum of 0.5in in july and a maximum of 6.3in in january.
  • Between january and april the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 103°F and you can expect to have 2.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to september the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 74°F and it rains in september about 1in.
  • Between october and december the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 110°F and it rains in december about 4.7in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Maputo

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Maputo

Find out when Maputo 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 Maputo

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

Figure: Visitor index for Maputo month by month


Best time for low prices in Maputo

Average prices of hotels in Maputo month by month

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

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Average price for flights to Maputo

A return flight between London and Maputo is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 777 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 326 more for your airline ticket to Maputo if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Maputo

On average, it costs $ 39 per day to hire a car in Maputo. This price varies by $ 20 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 32 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 51.

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