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Best time to visit Liwonde, Malawi

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The best time to visit Liwonde is May-August

Want to know when to travel to Liwonde? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, May-August is the best time to go to Liwonde. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Liwonde can reach a maximum of 35℃ (95℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 12℃ (54℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Liwonde, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around December. The wet season in Liwonde falls around January, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Liwonde. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

December

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Liwonde seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Liwonde as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Liwonde is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Liwonde

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Liwonde for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Liwonde climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Liwonde for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Liwonde in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 172mm (7") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Liwonde in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 161mm (6") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in March

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 77mm (3") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Liwonde in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Liwonde in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Liwonde in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Liwonde in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 141mm (6") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Liwonde in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Liwonde is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Liwonde is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Liwonde is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Liwonde, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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