Zambia

Best time to go to, climate and weather Zambia

Best time to go to Zambia

Best time to go to Zambia

The best time to go to Zambia is from april until november, in which you have a pleasant till hot temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Zambia is 33° in october and the lowest is 23° in june.

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

Best time to visit and climate Zambia

Climate data from: Lusaka
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
26° 26° 26° 25° 24° 23° 23° 27° 31° 33° 31° 28°
MM
rain
402 mm 284 mm 170 mm 38 mm 6 mm 3 mm 2 mm 1 mm 1 mm 3 mm 121 mm 345 mm
Holiday Zambia

Holiday Zambia

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Climate Zambia

Climate Zambia

Climate Zambia per Month
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Zambia there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate and monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. The average annual temperature for Zambia is 27° degrees and there is 1376 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 179 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 6.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
26° 26° 26° 25° 24° 23° 23° 27° 31° 33° 31° 28°
Night
min °C
21° 21° 21° 19° 17° 15° 15° 17° 22° 25° 24° 23°
MM
rain
402 mm 284 mm 170 mm 38 mm 6 mm 3 mm 2 mm 1 mm 1 mm 3 mm 121 mm 345 mm
Rain
days
30 27 25 16 5 4 3 1 0 3 17 28
Dry
days
1 1 6 14 26 26 28 30 30 28 13 3
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2
Average
UV-index
5 5 5 6 5 5 6 7 7 8 7 6
 

Climate Zambia january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Zambia and at least around 21° degrees. In january there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 402 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Zambia and at least around 21° degrees. In february there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 284 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Zambia and at least around 21° degrees. In march there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 170 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Zambia and at least around 19° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Zambia and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Zambia and at least around 15° degrees. In june there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Zambia and at least around 15° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Zambia and at least around 17° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Zambia and at least around 22° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia october

On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Zambia and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Zambia and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 121 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Zambia and at least around 23° degrees. In december there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 345 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Zambia.

14 day weather forecast Zambia

14 day weather forecast Zambia

The weather for Lusaka in Zambia will be around 27° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C) 23° 25° 27° 27° 27° 27° 28°
Min (°C) 18° 16° 15° 15° 15° 16° 16°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 3 9 9 9 9 7 5

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C) 29° 29° 30° 29° 25° 25° 25°
Min (°C) 17° 18° 17° 17° 17° 17° 18°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 6 7 8 6 5 6 4
About Zambia

About Zambia

Zambia is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Lusaka. It is 752.614 km² and has a population of 16.405.229. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Zambia you have to use +260 or 00260 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 +2605012457809 or 002605012457809.

Zambia is in a straight line at 7.932 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour.

Time difference Zambia

Time difference Zambia

In Zambia it is now 22:58 hour in the evening on friday 19 april 2019. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Zambia is Africa/Lusaka and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Zambia

Currency Zambia

In Zambia the Zambiaanse kwacha is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zambiaanse kwacha op 19 april 2019

1 Zambiaanse kwacha = € 0,00 euro
100 Zambiaanse kwacha = € 0,01 euro

1 euro = 10.295,49 Zambiaanse kwacha
100 euro = 1.029.549,23 Zambiaanse kwacha

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Vaccinations Zambia

Vaccinations Zambia

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • 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 Zambia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • RabiĆ«s
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)