Zambia

Best time to visit, climate and weather 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 34° in october and the lowest is 23° in june.

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 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Zambia

Climate data from: Lusaka
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
28° 27° 29° 26° 25° 23° 24° 29° 32° 34° 32° 29°
MM
rain
160 mm 113 mm 73 mm 19 mm 5 mm 1 mm 1 mm 0 mm 0 mm 4 mm 70 mm 137 mm
Holiday Zambia

Holiday Zambia

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Climate Zambia

Climate Zambia

Climate Zambia per Month
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Zambia there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate and monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. 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
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
28° 27° 29° 26° 25° 23° 24° 29° 32° 34° 32° 29°
Night
min °C
18° 18° 17° 15° 13° 11° 10° 13° 16° 19° 19° 19°
MM
rain
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
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 2
Average
UV-index
6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 6 6
 

Climate Zambia january

On average, it is maximum 28° 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 27° 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 29° 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 26° 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 25° 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 23° 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 24° 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 29° 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 32° 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 34° 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 32° 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 29° 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 28° till 27° 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
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 28° 28° 27° 26° 26° 24° 25°
Min (°C) 14° 15° 15° 13° 13° 13° 13°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
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0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 8 8 8 7 7 6 6

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Enkele wolken Bewolkt Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 25° 25° 26° 27° 28° 27° 26°
Min (°C) 13° 13° 13° 12° 13° 13° 12°
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 7 2 6 5 3 5 5
About Zambia

About Zambia

Zambia is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Lusaka. The total surface is 752.614 km² and the population consists of 16.405.229 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Zambia you have to use +260 or 00260 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 +2605012457809 or 002605012457809.

Zambia is in a straight line at 7.678 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 10 hour and 05 min.

Time difference Zambia

Time difference Zambia

In Zambia it is now 13:32 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Zambia is Africa/Lusaka and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Zambia

Currency Zambia

In Zambia the Zambiaanse kwacha is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zambiaanse kwacha op 20 may 2019

1 Zambiaanse kwacha = € 0,00 euro
100 Zambiaanse kwacha = € 0,01 euro

1 euro = 10.295,49 Zambiaanse kwacha
100 euro = 1.029.549,23 Zambiaanse kwacha

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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)