Weather, climate and best time to go to Zimbabwe

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

Best time to go to Zimbabwe

Best time to go to Zimbabwe

The best time to go to Zimbabwe is from april until october, in which you have a pleasant or warm temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Zimbabwe is 31° in october and the lowest is 23° in june.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 26° 345 mm
Feb 27° 208 mm
Mar 26° 149 mm
Apr 25° 56 mm
May 24° 19 mm
Jun 23° 4 mm
Jul 23° 4 mm
Aug 26° 1 mm
Sep 30° 4 mm
Oct 31° 25 mm
Nov 30° 125 mm
Dec 28° 344 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 Zimbabwe? Go to the full climate information about Zimbabwe

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 Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe.

Best warm months
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Climate Zimbabwe

Climate Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe there are 4 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate, hot desert climate and monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. The average annual temperature for Zimbabwe is 27° degrees and there is 1284 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 183 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 6.

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

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 26° 21° 345 mm 27 4 2 5
Feb 27° 21° 208 mm 25 3 2 5
Mar 26° 20° 149 mm 23 8 2 5
Apr 25° 18° 56 mm 16 14 2 6
May 24° 17° 19 mm 6 25 2 5
Jun 23° 15° 4 mm 3 27 2 5
Jul 23° 14° 4 mm 3 28 2 6
Aug 26° 17° 1 mm 1 30 2 6
Sep 30° 21° 4 mm 3 27 3 7
Oct 31° 24° 25 mm 8 23 3 7
Nov 30° 24° 125 mm 19 11 2 7
Dec 28° 22° 344 mm 26 5 2 5

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Zimbabwe and at least around 21° degrees. In january there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 345 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Zimbabwe and at least around 21° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 208 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Zimbabwe and at least around 20° degrees. In march there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 149 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Zimbabwe and at least around 18° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Zimbabwe.

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

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Zimbabwe and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Zimbabwe and at least around 15° degrees. In june there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Zimbabwe and at least around 14° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe.

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

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Zimbabwe and at least around 21° degrees. In september there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Zimbabwe.

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

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Zimbabwe and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Zimbabwe.

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

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Zimbabwe and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 125 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Zimbabwe and at least around 22° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 344 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Zimbabwe.

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Weather statistics Zimbabwe

Weather statistics Zimbabwe

View all weather statistics from Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Zimbabwe

14 day weather forecast Zimbabwe

The weather for Harare in Zimbabwe will be 27° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 26° 27° 27° 28° 28° 30° 30°
Min (°C) 17° 14° 15° 15° 15° 16° 17°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 10 10 10 10 9 9
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Gespreide bewolking Onweer met regen Enkele wolken Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel
Max (°C) 28° 23° 26° 26° 28° 28° 27°
Min (°C) 17° 15° 12° 10° 10° 12° 13°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 70% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0.2mm 13.6mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 9 9 8 8 8 8
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About Zimbabwe

About Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Harare. It is 390.580 km² and has a population of 14.542.235. In terms of area, the country is 13x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Zimbabwe you have to use +263 or 00263 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 +2635012457809 or 002635012457809.


Zimbabwe is in a straight line at 8.282 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 30 min.

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Time difference Zimbabwe

Time difference Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe it is now 22:44 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Zimbabwe is Africa/Harare and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Zimbabwe

Vaccinations Zimbabwe

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 Zimbabwe.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Zimbabwe

Currency Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe the Amerikaanse dollar, Botswaanse pula, Britse pond, Europese Euro and Zuid-Afrikaanse rand is used to pay.

Exchange rate Amerikaanse dollar op
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21 2018

1 Amerikaanse dollar = € 0,87 euro
100 Amerikaanse dollar = € 87,43 euro

1 euro = 1,14 Amerikaanse dollar
100 euro = 114,38 Amerikaanse dollar

Exchange rate Botswaanse pula op
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21 2018

1 Botswaanse pula = € 0,08 euro
100 Botswaanse pula = € 8,04 euro

1 euro = 12,44 Botswaanse pula
100 euro = 1.244,16 Botswaanse pula

Exchange rate Britse pond op
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21 2018

1 Britse pond = € 1,11 euro
100 Britse pond = € 111,45 euro

1 euro = 0,90 Britse pond
100 euro = 89,73 Britse pond

Exchange rate Zuid-Afrikaanse rand op
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21 2018

1 Zuid-Afrikaanse rand = € 0,06 euro
100 Zuid-Afrikaanse rand = € 5,92 euro

1 euro = 16,88 Zuid-Afrikaanse rand
100 euro = 1.687,94 Zuid-Afrikaanse rand

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:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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