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

Best time to visit Zambia

The best time to visit Zambia is from february until december, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Zambia is 32°C in october and the lowest is 22°C in june.

The average climate figure for Zambia is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Zambia has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Zambia 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 Zambia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 26°C 30°C 32°C 30°C 27°C
160
mm
113
mm
73
mm
19
mm
5
mm
1
mm
1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
4
mm
70
mm
137
mm
Climate Zambia

Climate Zambia


Climate Zambia per Month

Climate Zambia per Month

Zambia has the moderate climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Zambia is 26° degrees and there is about 585 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 200 days a year with an average humidity of 65% and an UV-index of 6.

 
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 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 22°C 26°C 30°C 32°C 30°C 27°C
Night 18°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 19°C
Precip 160
mm
113
mm
73
mm
19
mm
5
mm
1
mm
1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
4
mm
70
mm
137
mm
Rain
days
27 25 22 12 5 3 3 1 0 2 14 24
Dry
days
4 3 9 18 26 27 28 30 30 29 16 7
Sun hours
per day
9 8 8 7 7 7 7 8 11 12 12 10
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 6 6
 


Climate Zambia january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Zambia and at least around 18° degrees. In january there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 160 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia february

On average, it is maximum 25° in february in Zambia and at least around 18° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 113 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Zambia and at least around 17° degrees. In march there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 73 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in Zambia and at least around 15° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Zambia and at least around 13° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in Zambia and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia july

On average, it is maximum 22° in july in Zambia and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in Zambia and at least around 13° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Zambia and at least around 16° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia october

On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Zambia and at least around 19° degrees. In october there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Zambia and at least around 19° degrees. In november there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Zambia.

Climate Zambia december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Zambia and at least around 19° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 137 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Zambia.

14 day weather forecast Zambia

14 day weather forecast Zambia

The weather for Lusaka in Zambia will be 32° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Zambia is based on the weather in Lusaka.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
11 Jul
Enkele wolken 32°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Su
12 Jul
Helder hemel 27°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Mo
13 Jul
Helder hemel 25°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Tu
14 Jul
Helder hemel 27°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
We
15 Jul
Helder hemel 24°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Th
16 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 19°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 4
Fr
17 Jul
Enkele wolken 19°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
18 Jul
Helder hemel 21°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Su
19 Jul
Enkele wolken 20°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6
Mo
20 Jul
Helder hemel 22°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Tu
21 Jul
Helder hemel 24°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
We
22 Jul
Enkele wolken 24°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Th
23 Jul
Enkele wolken 24°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Fr
24 Jul
Helder hemel 26°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
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In Zambia the Zambian kwacha is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zambian kwacha (ZMK) 11 july 2020

1 Zambian kwacha = 0,01 Indian rupee
100 Zambian kwacha = 0,84 Indian rupee

1 Indian rupee = 119,76 Zambian kwacha
100 Indian rupee = 11.976,26 Zambian kwacha

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Time difference Zambia

Time difference Zambia

In Zambia it is now 18:22 o’clock in the evening on saturday 11 july 2020. That is 3,5 hour earlier than in India. The time zone of Zambia is Africa/Lusaka and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Zambia

Vaccinations Zambia

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • 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 Zambia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)