In the summer months, temperatures in Maputo can climb to a maximum of around 32℃ (89℉) during the day. The average Maputo temperatures in winter reach lows of around 16℃ (61℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 15℃ (58℉). Other areas in Mozambique can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mozambique, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Mozambique usually falls during the months surrounding January each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Mozambique below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Mozambique is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||December to February|
|Autumn/fall||March to May|
|Winter||June to August|
|Spring||September to November|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Mozambique
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
|Ponta Do Ouro||August-September||↑↓||29℃22℃||29℃22℃||30℃22℃||31℃22℃||32℃22℃||33℃21℃||34℃21℃||37℃22℃||37℃23℃||35℃23℃||33℃23℃||31℃22℃|