Malawi
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Malawi

The best time to visit 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 Malawi is 30°C in October and the lowest is 23°C in July.

Malawi has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Malawi 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 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

Climate data from city: Lilongwe




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14 day weather forecast Malawi

The weather for Malawi will be 20° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
24 january
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20°C
17°C
31.3 mm
95%
4 Bft
ZW
1
Tuesday
25 january
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18°C
17°C
55.8 mm
95%
6 Bft
W
1
Wednesday
26 january
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24°C
16°C
6.9 mm
70%
3 Bft
ZO
1
Thursday
27 january
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25°C
17°C
15.9 mm
85%
1 Bft
ZO
2
Friday
28 january
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26°C
18°C
17.9 mm
85%
2 Bft
OZO
1
Saturday
29 january
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20°C
18°C
16.2 mm
85%
1 Bft
ZO
3
Sunday
30 january
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24°C
17°C
8.9 mm
75%
1 Bft
Z
3
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
31 january
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27°C
16°C
5.1 mm
65%
2 Bft
ZZW
3
Tuesday
1 february
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26°C
16°C
8.0 mm
75%
2 Bft
Z
3
Wednesday
2 february
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25°C
18°C
10.6 mm
80%
2 Bft
ZZO
3
Thursday
3 february
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24°C
17°C
12.9 mm
80%
1 Bft
W
3
Friday
4 february
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26°C
17°C
8.8 mm
75%
2 Bft
ZW
3
Saturday
5 february
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24°C
18°C
6.1 mm
65%
2 Bft
W
3
Sunday
6 february
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28°C
17°C
2.3 mm
45%
2 Bft
W
3

Climate Malawi

Malawi has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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 table of Malawi

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

Climate data from city: Lilongwe

Malawi weather by month

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

Malawi lies in a straight line about 10,028 km from Philippines (Manila → Lilongwe).

How long is the flight to Malawi?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Malawi is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Malawi?

These are the largest airports in Malawi:

  • Lilongwe International Airport — Lilongwe
  • Chileka International Airport — Blantyre
  • Mzuzu Airport — Mzuzu

How many inhabitants are there in Malawi?

Malawi has approximately 17,373,185 inhabitants.

How big is Malawi?

The area of Malawi is around 118,480 km². It is 3x smaller than Philippines.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 January 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 15.75 Malawian kwacha
  • 1 Malawian kwacha = 0.064 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 1,574.76 Malawian kwacha
  • 100 Malawian kwacha = 6.35 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Malawi?

The area code to call Malawi is +265.