Weather in ZImbabwe

Prepare yourself for the many seasons

Zimbabwe is located in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons are opposite to those in the Northern Hemisphere. Prepare yourself to ensure you enjoy your time in this wonderful country!

Combine and enjoy Art, Culture, History and wonderful sites


Don't let the Seasons suprise you!

It is important to note that, while the dry season is generally considered the best time for game viewing, the rainy season can also be a great time to visit, as the lush vegetation can make for some great photographic opportunities, and the new growth attracts a wide variety of birds and insects.

Ultimately, the best time to visit will depend on your interests, budget and what you want to see and experience.

  • Winter in Zimbabwe is from May to August. The weather during this time is generally cool and dry.
  • Summer in Zimbabwe is from November to February. The weather during this time is generally hot and humid.
  • The rainy season in Zimbabwe is from November to March. This is the time when the country receives the majority of its annual precipitation. It's usually characterized by heavy thunderstorms and occasional flooding.

It's important to note that the climate in Zimbabwe is generally tropical, with variations depending on the location and altitude. Some regions are more arid and others are more humid, so it's possible that the weather patterns might vary from one place to another.

It is also interesting to note that the lower you go the hotter it gets.

The highest point in Zimbabwe is Inyangani, which stands at 2,592 meters (8,504 feet) above sea level. The lowest point is the junction of the Runde and Save rivers, which is 162 meters (531 feet) above sea level.