Climate Malawi

Malawi has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. 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.

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Climate Malawi by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 26 25 25 24 23 26 29 30 30 28
Night temp. (°C) 18 17 16 14 13 11 11 13 16 18 19 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 176 161 118 29 10 1 2 1 1 9 49 117
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 9 9 7 7 9 10 10 10 11
Wind force (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

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Best time to visit Malawi

To go to Malawi, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Malawi, October is the warmest month with 30°C and the most cold month is 23°C in July.

Malawi weather by month

What is the average Malawi 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 Malawi?

Malawi lies in a straight line about 6,551 km from India (New Delhi → Lilongwe).

How long is the flight to Malawi?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Malawi is approximately 9 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Malawi?

These are the largest airports in Malawi:

  • Lilongwe International Airport (LLW) in Lilongwe
  • Chileka International Airport (BLZ) in Blantyre
  • Mzuzu Airport (ZZU) in Mzuzu

How many inhabitants does Malawi have?

Malawi has 17,373,185 inhabitants.

How big is Malawi?

The surface area of Malawi is 118,480 km². It is 28x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Malawi?

The capital of Malawi is Lilongwe.

What is the area code of Malawi?

The area code to call Malawi is +265.

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