Weather, climate and best time to go to Malawi

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Malawi

Best time to go to Malawi

Best time to go to Malawi

The best time to go to Malawi is from april until november, in which you have a pleasant till hot temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Malawi is 32° in october and the lowest is 25° in june.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Malawi or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Malawi
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 27° 384 mm
Feb 27° 310 mm
Mar 27° 195 mm
Apr 27° 56 mm
May 26° 15 mm
Jun 25° 3 mm
Jul 25° 3 mm
Aug 28° 2 mm
Sep 30° 2 mm
Oct 32° 15 mm
Nov 31° 70 mm
Dec 30° 222 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Malawi? Go to the full climate information about Malawi

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Malawi indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Malawi.

Best warm months
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Climate Malawi

Climate Malawi

In Malawi there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate and subtropical highland climate. The average annual temperature for Malawi is 28° degrees and there is 1276 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 168 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Lilongwe in Malawi per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 27° 22° 384 mm 30 1 2 6
Feb 27° 22° 310 mm 27 1 2 5
Mar 27° 21° 195 mm 27 4 2 6
Apr 27° 20° 56 mm 17 13 2 6
May 26° 19° 15 mm 9 22 2 5
Jun 25° 17° 3 mm 3 27 2 6
Jul 25° 17° 3 mm 4 27 2 6
Aug 28° 19° 2 mm 2 29 2 7
Sep 30° 22° 2 mm 2 28 3 7
Oct 32° 25° 15 mm 6 25 3 7
Nov 31° 25° 70 mm 14 16 2 7
Dec 30° 24° 222 mm 26 5 2 6

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Malawi and at least around 22° degrees. In january there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 384 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Malawi.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Malawi and at least around 22° degrees. In february there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 310 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Malawi.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Malawi and at least around 21° degrees. In march there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 195 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Malawi.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Malawi and at least around 20° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Malawi and at least around 19° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Malawi and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 25° in july in Malawi and at least around 17° degrees. In july there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Malawi and at least around 19° degrees. In august there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Malawi and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Malawi and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Malawi and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Malawi.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 30° in december in Malawi and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 222 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Malawi.

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Weather statistics Malawi

Weather statistics Malawi

View all weather statistics from Malawi per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Malawi and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Malawi

14 day weather forecast Malawi

The weather for Lilongwe in Malawi will be 27° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Enkele wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 27° 27° 28° 28° 29° 29° 30°
Min (°C) 17° 17° 18° 18° 18° 19° 19°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 8 10 9 10 10 8 10
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 31° 27° 27° 28° 28° 28° 25°
Min (°C) 20° 19° 16° 14° 14° 15° 17°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 8 10 8 8 8 7
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About Malawi

About Malawi

Malawi is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Lilongwe. It is 118.480 km² and has a population of 17.373.185. In terms of area, the country is 4x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Malawi you have to use +265 or 00265 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2655012457809 or 002655012457809.


Malawi is in a straight line at 7.982 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 05 min.

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Time difference Malawi

Time difference Malawi

In Malawi it is now 22:45 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Malawi is Africa/Blantyre and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Malawi

Vaccinations Malawi

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Malawi.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Malawi

Currency Malawi

In Malawi the Malawische kwacha is used to pay.

Exchange rate Malawische kwacha op
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21 2018

1 Malawische kwacha = € 0,00 euro
100 Malawische kwacha = € 0,12 euro

1 euro = 831,62 Malawische kwacha
100 euro = 83.161,63 Malawische kwacha

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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