Best time to visit, weather and climate Malawi
Best time to visit Malawi

Best time to visit Malawi

The best time to visit Malawi is from march until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Malawi is 30°C in october and the lowest is 23°C in july.

The average climate figure for Malawi is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Malawi has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and moderate climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Malawi or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Malawi per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 26°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C
176
mm
161
mm
118
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29
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10
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1
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2
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1
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1
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9
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49
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117
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Climate Malawi

Climate Malawi


Climate Malawi per Month

Climate Malawi per Month

Malawi has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and moderate climate. The average annual temperature for Malawi is 26° degrees and there is about 673 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 187 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 26°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C
Night 18°C 17°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 19°C
Precip 176
mm
161
mm
118
mm
29
mm
10
mm
1
mm
2
mm
1
mm
1
mm
9
mm
49
mm
117
mm
Rain
days
29 26 25 16 8 2 3 1 2 5 13 26
Dry
days
2 2 6 14 23 28 28 30 28 26 17 5
Sun hours
per day
9 9 8 9 9 7 7 9 10 10 10 11
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6
 


Climate Malawi january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Malawi and at least around 18° degrees. In january there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 176 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Malawi and at least around 17° degrees. In february there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 161 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Malawi and at least around 16° degrees. In march there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 118 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Malawi and at least around 14° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi may

On average, it is maximum 25° in may in Malawi and at least around 13° degrees. In may there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi june

On average, it is maximum 24° in june in Malawi and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Malawi and at least around 11° 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 Malawi.

Climate Malawi august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Malawi and at least around 13° 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 Malawi.

Climate Malawi september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Malawi and at least around 16° degrees. In september there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Malawi and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Malawi and at least around 19° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Malawi.

Climate Malawi december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Malawi and at least around 19° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 117 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Malawi.

14 day weather forecast Malawi

14 day weather forecast Malawi

The weather for Lilongwe in Malawi will be 26° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Malawi is based on the weather in Lilongwe.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
7 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 25°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
We
8 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 26°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 7
Th
9 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 25°C 16°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 6
Fr
10 Jul
Enkele wolken 26°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Sa
11 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 28°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Su
12 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 26°C 16°C 0.2 mm 20% 4m/s 7
Mo
13 Jul
Broken wolken 24°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
14 Jul
Enkele wolken 26°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 7
We
15 Jul
Enkele wolken 27°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Th
16 Jul
Helder hemel 21°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Fr
17 Jul
Helder hemel 21°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Sa
18 Jul
Helder hemel 23°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Su
19 Jul
Helder hemel 24°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Mo
20 Jul
Helder hemel 25°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
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In Malawi the Malawian kwacha is used to pay.

Exchange rate Malawian kwacha (MWK) 7 july 2020

1 Malawian kwacha = 0,02 South African rand
100 Malawian kwacha = 2,32 South African rand

1 South African rand = 43,16 Malawian kwacha
100 South African rand = 4.316,27 Malawian kwacha

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Time difference Malawi

Time difference Malawi

In Malawi it is now 11:33 o’clock in the morning on tuesday 7 july 2020. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Malawi is Africa/Blantyre and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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)