HIppos fighting, Liwonde National Park, Malawi

The best time to visit Malawi

The best time to visit Malawi is from June to August. The country’s unique wildlife, particularly that found in Liwonde National Park, can be observed with ease on the backdrop of clear skies and sweeping emerald landscapes.

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Visiting Malawi in January

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Visiting Malawi in February

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Visiting Malawi in March

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Visiting Malawi in April

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Visiting Malawi in May

The first half of the dry season runs from May until August, with temperatures at their coolest. Nighttime temperatures can drop to single digits and some highland areas even receive frost.

Visiting Malawi in June

The first half of the dry season runs from May until August, with temperatures at their coolest. Nighttime temperatures can drop to single digits and some highland areas even receive frost.

Visiting Malawi in July

The first half of the dry season runs from May until August, with temperatures at their coolest. Nighttime temperatures can drop to single digits and some highland areas even receive frost.

Visiting Malawi in August

The first half of the dry season runs from May until August, with temperatures at their coolest. Nighttime temperatures can drop to single digits and some highland areas even receive frost.

Visiting Malawi in September

The last part of the dry season brings much warmer weather, as humidity increases. This short period of hot, dry weather stretches from September and into October.

Visiting Malawi in October

The last part of the dry season brings much warmer weather, as humidity increases. This short period of hot, dry weather stretches from September and into October.

Visiting Malawi in November

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Visiting Malawi in December

The wet season begins in November and lasts until April. During this time, the weather is hot and humid, with heavy rainfall across the country.

Malawi climate guide

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Lake Malawi
Liwonde National Park
Nyika Plateau
Thyolo Region
Zomba Plateau

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  • Liwonde National Park
  • Nyika Plateau
  • Thyolo
  • Zomba Plateau

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