Best time to visit, weather and climate Zimbabwe

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 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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Zimbabwe per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 25°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 27°C
140
mm
99
mm
54
mm
23
mm
4
mm
1
mm
2
mm
1
mm
1
mm
7
mm
55
mm
115
mm
Climate data from: Harare


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.


Climate Zimbabwe

 
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 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 25°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 27°C
Night 17°C 16°C 15°C 13°C 11°C 9°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 17°C 17°C
Precip 140
mm
99
mm
54
mm
23
mm
4
mm
1
mm
2
mm
1
mm
1
mm
7
mm
55
mm
115
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
10 11 10 7 7 7 7 7 10 10 12 11
Wind force
in 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
 

Weather Zimbabwe january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Zimbabwe and at least around 17° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 140 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Zimbabwe and at least around 16° degrees. In february there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Zimbabwe and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in Zimbabwe and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Zimbabwe and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in Zimbabwe and at least around 9° degrees. In june there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe july

On average, it is maximum 22° in july in Zimbabwe and at least around 8° 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 Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe august

On average, it is maximum 25° in august in Zimbabwe and at least around 10° 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.

Weather Zimbabwe september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Zimbabwe and at least around 13° degrees. In september there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Zimbabwe and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe november

On average, it is maximum 29° in november in Zimbabwe and at least around 17° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Zimbabwe.

Weather Zimbabwe december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Zimbabwe and at least around 17° degrees. In december there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Zimbabwe.

14 day weather forecast Zimbabwe

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

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About Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Harare. The total surface is 390.580 km² and the population consists of 14.542.235 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as small as New Zealand. 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 1.969 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 3 hours5.

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Currency Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe the United States dollar, Botswana pula, Pound sterling, Euro and South African rand are used to pay.

Exchange rate United States dollar (USD) 6 august 2021

1 United States dollar = 15,42 South African rand
100 United States dollar = 1.542,31 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,06 United States dollar
100 South African rand = 6,48 United States dollar

Exchange rate Botswana pula (BWP) 6 august 2021

1 Botswana pula = 1,39 South African rand
100 Botswana pula = 139,01 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,72 Botswana pula
100 South African rand = 71,97 Botswana pula

Exchange rate Pound sterling (GBP) 6 august 2021

1 Pound sterling = 20,45 South African rand
100 Pound sterling = 2.045,11 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,05 Pound sterling
100 South African rand = 4,89 Pound sterling

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 6 august 2021

1 Euro = 18,32 South African rand
100 Euro = 1.832,19 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,05 Euro
100 South African rand = 5,46 Euro

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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.

Time difference Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe it is now 02:53 o’clock at night on friday 6 august 2021. That is equal to the time in New Zealand. The time zone of Zimbabwe is Africa/Harare and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.