Malawi
weather, climate and best time to visit


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.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Malawi per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Malawi 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

Weather data from: Lilongwe




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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.

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

Weather data from: Lilongwe


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.

Malawi weather

The weather for Malawi over the next 14 days will be 23°C till 32° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Malawi is based on the weather in Lilongwe.

5-day weather forecast Malawi

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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31°C
20°C
2.8 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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29°C
21°C
3.4 mm
4 m/s
Friday
9 december
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27°C
19°C
5.3 mm
5 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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28°C
19°C
2.6 mm
4 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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27°C
19°C
7.2 mm
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Malawi


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Malawi?

Malawi lies in a straight line about 6,639 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Lilongwe).

How long is the flight to Malawi?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Malawi is approximately 7 h. 40 min.

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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 7x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Malawi?

The capital of Malawi is Lilongwe.

What is the currency of Malawi?

In Malawi, the Malawian kwacha (MWK) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 4.76 Malawian kwacha
  • 1 Malawian kwacha = 0.21 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 475.95 Malawian kwacha
  • 100 Malawian kwacha = 21.01 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Malawi?

The area code to call Malawi is +265.