Botswana

Best time to visit, climate and weather Botswana

Best time to visit Botswana

Best time to visit Botswana

The best time to visit Botswana is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Botswana is 35° in march and the lowest is 23° in june.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Botswana 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 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Botswana

Climate data from: Gaborone
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
34° 34° 35° 28° 27° 23° 23° 28° 31° 34° 34° 35°
MM
rain
51 mm 24 mm 24 mm 15 mm 3 mm 2 mm 1 mm 0 mm 1 mm 17 mm 27 mm 38 mm
Holiday Botswana

Holiday Botswana

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Climate Botswana

Climate Botswana

Climate Botswana per Month
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Botswana there are 4 types of climates prevailing, namely the hot semi-arid climate, hot desert climate, monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate and subtropical highland climate. The average annual temperature for Botswana is 28° degrees and there is about 205 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 258 days a year with an average humidity of 47% and an UV-index of 6.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
34° 34° 35° 28° 27° 23° 23° 28° 31° 34° 34° 35°
Night
min °C
21° 20° 18° 15° 12° 10° 14° 18° 20° 21°
MM
rain
51 mm 24 mm 24 mm 15 mm 3 mm 2 mm 1 mm 0 mm 1 mm 17 mm 27 mm 38 mm
Rain
days
14 12 10 8 2 1 1 0 2 6 9 13
Dry
days
17 16 21 22 29 29 30 31 28 25 21 18
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2
Average
UV-index
6 6 6 5 5 4 4 5 6 7 7 7
 

Climate Botswana january

On average, it is maximum 34° in january in Botswana and at least around 21° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana february

On average, it is maximum 34° in february in Botswana and at least around 20° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana march

On average, it is maximum 35° in march in Botswana and at least around 18° degrees. In march there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Botswana and at least around 15° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in Botswana and at least around 12° degrees. In may there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Botswana and at least around 8° degrees. In june there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Botswana and at least around 8° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Botswana and at least around 10° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Botswana and at least around 14° 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 Botswana.

Climate Botswana october

On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Botswana and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana november

On average, it is maximum 34° in november in Botswana and at least around 20° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Botswana.

Climate Botswana december

On average, it is maximum 35° in december in Botswana and at least around 21° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Botswana.

14 day weather forecast Botswana

14 day weather forecast Botswana

The weather for Gaborone in Botswana will be 27° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Botswana is based on the weather in Gaborone.

Weather forecast this week
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Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
  Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Helder hemel Broken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 26° 27° 24° 25° 25° 25° 20°
Min (°C) 13° 15° 14° 13° 13° 14° 12°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.5
mm
1.6
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 10% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 6 5 6 6 6 5 5

Weather forecast next week
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Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
Mo
3 Jun
Tu
4 Jun
We
5 Jun
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 22° 19° 21° 25° 28° 29° 28°
Min (°C) 10° 10° 12° 14° 14°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 5 5 4 5 5 4 4
About Botswana

About Botswana

Botswana is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Gaborone. The total surface is 600.370 km² and the population consists of 2.230.905 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Botswana you have to use +267 or 00267 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 +2675012457809 or 002675012457809.

Botswana is in a straight line at 8.559 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 50 min.

Time difference Botswana

Time difference Botswana

In Botswana it is now 21:43 o’clock in the evening on thursday 23 may 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Botswana is Africa/Gaborone and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Botswana

Currency Botswana

In Botswana the Botswaanse pula is used to pay.

Exchange rate Botswaanse pula op 23 may 2019

1 Botswaanse pula = € 0,08 euro
100 Botswaanse pula = € 8,04 euro

1 euro = 12,44 Botswaanse pula
100 euro = 1.244,16 Botswaanse pula

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

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.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations Botswana

Vaccinations Botswana

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 Botswana.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)