Lilongwe
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Lilongwe

The best time to visit in Lilongwe in Malawi is from March until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Lilongwe is 30°C in October and the lowest is 23°C in July.

Lilongwe has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Lilongwe 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 weather Lilongwe by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 26 25 25 24 23 26 29 30 30 28
Precipitation (mm) 176 161 118 29 10 1 2 1 1 9 49 117



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14 day weather forecast Lilongwe

The weather for Lilongwe will be 25° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
18 january
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25°C
18°C
5.8 mm
65%
1 Bft
ZW
1
Wednesday
19 january
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24°C
17°C
17.9 mm
85%
1 Bft
ZZW
1
Thursday
20 january
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27°C
17°C
1.3 mm
30%
2 Bft
ZZW
2
Friday
21 january
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27°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
2
Saturday
22 january
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27°C
15°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
Z
3
Sunday
23 january
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25°C
17°C
0.2 mm
20%
3 Bft
Z
3
Monday
24 january
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24°C
18°C
6.5 mm
70%
3 Bft
ZZO
3
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
25 january
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27°C
17°C
7.9 mm
75%
1 Bft
ZO
3
Wednesday
26 january
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28°C
18°C
4.5 mm
60%
2 Bft
Z
3
Thursday
27 january
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29°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
Z
3
Friday
28 january
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29°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZW
3
Saturday
29 january
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30°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ZZO
3
Sunday
30 january
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31°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
3
Monday
31 january
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22°C
18°C
8.0 mm
75%
2 Bft
ZW
3

Climate Lilongwe

Lilongwe has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Lilongwe 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.

Climate table of Lilongwe

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

Lilongwe weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Lilongwe? 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 Lilongwe?

Lilongwe is located in Malawi. It lies in a straight line at 4,960 miles from London.

The coordinates of Lilongwe are:

  • Latitude: -13.966919
  • Longitude: 33.787247

The GPS coordinates are 13° 58' S, 33° 47' E

How long is the flight to Lilongwe?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Lilongwe is approximately 11 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Lilongwe?

These are the airports closests to Lilongwe:

  • Lilongwe International Airport (12 mi) — Lilongwe
  • Lichinga Airport (110 mi) — Lichinga
  • Chileka International Airport (142 mi) — Blantyre

How many inhabitants are there in Lilongwe?

Lilongwe has approximately 646,750 inhabitants.

How big is Lilongwe?

The area of Lilongwe is around 641 mi².

What is the currency of Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe the Malawian kwacha (MWK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 18 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 1,008.00 Malawian kwacha
  • 1 Malawian kwacha = 0.001 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 100,800.18 Malawian kwacha
  • 100 Malawian kwacha = 0.10 British pound

What is the area code of Lilongwe?

The area code to call Lilongwe is +265.