Zambia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to go to Zambia from average weather conditions in many locations like South Luangwa National Park or Livingstone on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Zambia?

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

  • In Zambia, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Lusaka are May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Lusaka are September, October and November
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Siavonga and Sesheke, with good weather at least 9 months a year

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

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable Zambia in january
tolerable Zambia in february
tolerable to good* Zambia in march
tolerable to perfect* Zambia in april
good to perfect* Zambia in may
good to perfect* Zambia in june
good to perfect* Zambia in july
good to perfect* Zambia in august
good to perfect* Zambia in september
good to perfect* Zambia in october
tolerable to good* Zambia in november
very bad to good* Zambia in december

When to go to Zambia by city

Lusaka

Best time to go to Lusaka

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

Kafue National Park

Best time to go to Kafue National Park

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

Kitwe

Best time to go to Kitwe

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

Livingstone

Best time to go to Livingstone

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

South Luangwa National Park

Best time to go to South Luangwa National Park

The best months to go to South Luangwa National Park are may, june, july, august, september, october and november.


Climate and Weather in Zambia

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Zambia : Victoria Falls


Temperatures and rainfall in Zambia

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Zambia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Lusaka, Kafue National Park, Kitwe, Livingstone and South Luangwa National Park.


Map of Zambia

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cities in Zambia

About Zambia

What can I do in Zambia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Zambia reliable?

Climate data for Zambia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Zambia allows us to determine the average for each month in Lusaka, Kafue National Park, Kitwe, Livingstone, South Luangwa National Park, Kasama, Mongu, Siavonga, and 7 other cities.

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

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