Climate in Lusaka, Zambia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Average monthly minimum and maximum temperature in Lusaka, Zambia

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly hours of sunshine in Lusaka, Zambia

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Average monthly rainfall, snow, precipitation in Lusaka, Zambia

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average monthly rainy days in Lusaka, Zambia

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average monthly relative humidity in Lusaka, Zambia

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Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Average monthly wind speed in Lusaka, Zambia

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Weather Forecasts for Lusaka

Sun   Feb 25
31°C | 18°C
NE 11 km/h
0.9 mm
partly cloudy and thunder

partly cloudy and thunder

Mon   Feb 26
32°C | 19°C
S 11 km/h
0.1 mm
partly cloudy and small chance of slight rain

partly cloudy and small chance of slight rain

Tue   Feb 27
29°C | 19°C
E 18 km/h
1.7 mm
partly cloudy and rain

partly cloudy and rain

The best time of year to visit Lusaka in Zambia

During the months of June and July you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • When is the rainy season in Lusaka?
    Rainy season in Lusaka occurs in the months of January, February and December.
  • Does Lusaka have a dry season?
    Yes, the months of May, June, July, August, September and October are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Lusaka?
    October has an average maximum temperature of 33°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Lusaka?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 24°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Lusaka?
    January tops the wettest month list with 247 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Lusaka?
    August is the driest month with 1 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Lusaka?
    August is the sunniest month with an average of 305 hours of sunshine.

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