When is the best time to go to Zimbabwe?

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

  • In Zimbabwe, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Harare are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Harare are September, October and November, and the coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Bulawayo and Gwanda, with good weather at least 11 months a year

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

Month
January 72°F to 77°F
68%
February 72°F to 77°F
59%
March 70°F to 76°F
48%
April 67°F to 74°F
29%
May 63°F to 70°F
9%
June 59°F to 67°F
3%
July 59°F to 67°F
4%
August 65°F to 72°F
2%
September 72°F to 81°F
5%
October 76°F to 86°F
13%
November 76°F to 85°F
42%
December 74°F to 79°F
71%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Zimbabwe by cities

Harare

Best time to go to Harare

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

Bulawayo

Best time to go to Bulawayo

The best months to go to Bulawayo are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Gweru

Best time to go to Gweru

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

Mutare

Best time to go to Mutare

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

Chinhoyi

Best time to go to Chinhoyi

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

Gwanda

Best time to go to Gwanda

The best months to go to Gwanda are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


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Climate and Weather in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls, Zambia


Temperatures and rainfall in Zimbabwe

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Zimbabwe and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Mutare and Chinhoyi.

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83% 75% 63% 35% 12% 3% 2% 1% 4% 20% 51% 80%
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53% 42% 30% 22% 5% 1% 0% 1% 3% 11% 39% 59%
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59% 44% 41% 26% 6% 1% 0% 1% 3% 15% 46% 65%
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69% 68% 49% 36% 13% 6% 9% 6% 8% 18% 42% 68%
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91% 85% 75% 41% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1% 13% 50% 87%
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49% 39% 27% 22% 6% 3% 4% 1% 6% 9% 31% 56%
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65% 50% 43% 21% 5% 1% 0% 1% 2% 9% 38% 72%
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76% 64% 51% 20% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5% 37% 81%
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65% 56% 47% 38% 15% 8% 11% 6% 12% 12% 42% 63%

Where to go in Zimbabwe?

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.
Harare79°F79°F79°F76°F76°F72°F72°F77°F85°F86°F85°F81°F
Bulawayo81°F81°F79°F76°F74°F70°F68°F76°F85°F88°F86°F83°F
Gweru79°F79°F77°F74°F72°F68°F68°F74°F83°F86°F85°F81°F
Mutare81°F81°F79°F76°F74°F70°F70°F76°F83°F85°F85°F83°F
Chinhoyi83°F81°F81°F79°F79°F76°F76°F83°F90°F92°F90°F85°F
Gwanda85°F85°F83°F79°F76°F72°F70°F77°F86°F90°F88°F85°F
Kwekwe83°F83°F81°F77°F76°F72°F72°F77°F88°F90°F88°F85°F
Victoria Falls86°F86°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F85°F94°F97°F94°F86°F
Masvingo81°F81°F81°F76°F76°F72°F70°F76°F85°F86°F86°F85°F

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Is this weather information for Zimbabwe reliable?

Climate data for Zimbabwe has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Zimbabwe allows us to determine the average for each month in Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Mutare, Chinhoyi, Gwanda, Kwekwe, Victoria Falls and and 1 other cities.

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

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