Temperatures average between 18°C/64°F in the morning and 29°C/84°F in the afternoon. December, January, February & March – The wettest months, with heavy downpours in the afternoon. Afternoon temperatures are around 26°C/78°F and the humidity is high.
How hot does Zambia get?
Clear skies allow maximum heat radiation and result in especially low temperatures on calm nights, with occasional ground frost occurring in sheltered valleys. The hot dry season lasts from September until October, when maximum temperatures range from the low 80s F (mid-20s C) to the mid-90s F (mid-30s C).
What months in Zambia have the highest temperature ranges?
At the end of the dry season, from September to November, the highest temperatures of the year are recorded, with peaks of about 35/37 °C (95/99 °F).
Is Zambia a poor country?
Zambia ranks among the countries with highest levels of poverty and inequality globally. More than 58% (2015) of Zambia’s 16.6 million people earn less than the international poverty line of $1.90 per day (compared to 41% across Sub-Saharan Africa) and three quarters of the poor live in rural areas.
Is Zambia dangerous?
Zambia is rated Level 1 for security (exercise normal precautions) and has few major security concerns. Visitors can avoid criminal activity by utilizing common sense measures provided below. Political activity, especially during national and local elections, can lead to civil unrest and low-level violence.
Does Zambia get snow?
Snow rarely falls in Africa but on mountains in South Africa, the Maghreb and on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. However, hailstones do fall sometimes in southern Africa when the temperature hits record lows. The hailstorm in Zambia reduced the temperature to 12 degrees Celsius on Monday.
Is Zambia hot or cold?
The general height of the land gives Zambia a more pleasant climate than that experienced in most tropical countries. There are three seasons – cool and dry from May to August, hot and dry from September to November, and warm and wet from December to April.
What’s the coldest place in Zambia?
CHOMA was coldest in the country on Tuesday after recording minimum temperature of 02˚c followed by Mongu with 08˚c.
What are the three types of rainfall in Zambia?
There are 3 main types of rainfall: relief, frontal and convectional.
Which is the wettest month in the year?
Pretty much everywhere across the state, May is the wettest month, followed by some combination of June, July, August and occasionally, April. Clearly here in the Midwest, spring and summer are the wettest months, but May usually takes the cake.