Zimbabwe
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Zimbabwe

The best time to visit Zimbabwe is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Zimbabwe is 30°C in October and the lowest is 22°C in June.

Zimbabwe has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Zimbabwe or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Zimbabwe weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 25 24 23 22 22 25 29 30 29 27
Precipitation (mm) 140 99 54 23 4 1 2 1 1 7 55 115

Climate data from city: Harare




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Zimbabwe weather

The Zimbabwe weather for will be 24° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The Zimbabwe weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Harare.

Zimbabwe 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
22 may
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25°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SW
6
Monday
23 may
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24°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
S
7
Tuesday
24 may
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27°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SE
7
Wednesday
25 may
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28°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ESE
7
Thursday
26 may
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29°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ESE
7


Climate Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Zimbabwe is 26° degrees and there is about 501 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 228 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 5.

Zimbabwe

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 25 24 23 22 22 25 29 30 29 27
Night temp. (°C) 17 16 15 13 11 9 8 10 13 16 17 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 140 99 54 23 4 1 2 1 1 7 55 115
Days with rain 24 20 17 11 4 1 3 1 1 4 13 22
Dry days 7 8 14 19 27 29 28 30 29 27 17 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 11 10 7 7 7 7 7 10 10 12 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2
UV-index 6 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 6 6 6 5

Climate data from city: Harare

Zimbabwe weather by month

What is the average Zimbabwe weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe lies in a straight line about 1,969 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Harare).

How long is the flight to Zimbabwe?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Zimbabwe is approximately 3 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Zimbabwe?

These are the largest airports in Zimbabwe:

  • Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport – Harare
  • Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport – Bulawayo
  • Victoria Falls International Airport – Victoria Falls

How many inhabitants are there in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe has approximately 14,542,235 inhabitants.

How big is Zimbabwe?

The area of Zimbabwe is around 390,580 km². It is 3,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Zimbabwe?

The capital of Zimbabwe is Harare.

What is the currency of Zimbabwe?

In Zimbabwe the US dollar (USD), Botswana pula (BWP), Pound sterling (GBP), Euro (EUR), South African rand (ZAR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.065 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 15.42 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 6.48 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,542.31 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.72 Botswana pula
  • 1 Botswana pula = 1.39 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 71.97 Botswana pula
  • 100 Botswana pula = 139.01 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.049 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 20.45 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 4.89 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 2,045.11 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of Zimbabwe?

The area code to call Zimbabwe is +263.