Lilongwe monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Lilongwe

Lilongwe average temperature chart (Celsius) Lilongwe average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Lilongwe (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 26.6 26.7 26.7 26.4 25.3 23.6 23.4 24.9 27.8 29.8 29.5 27.3
°F 79.9 80 80.1 79.6 77.6 74.5 74.2 76.9 82.1 85.6 85 81.2

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Lilongwe monthly rainfall chart (mm) Lilongwe monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Lilongwe (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 223 188 129 45 9 1 1 0 1 8 59 179
inches 8.8 7.4 5.1 1.8 0.4 0.1 0 0 0 0.3 2.3 7
Rainy days 18 15 12 6 2 1 1 1 1 2 7 16

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Lilongwe

Lilongwe average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Lilongwe
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.5 5.7 7 8.3 9.1 8.9 8.6 9.5 10.2 10 8.3 5.8

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Lilongwe average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Lilongwe average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Lilongwe (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 18 17.7 17.1 15.3 12 9.3 9 10.3 13 16.1 17.7 18.1
Max °C 26.8 26.9 27 26.7 25.7 24 23.8 25.3 28.2 30.1 29.8 27.6
Min °F 64.4 63.9 62.7 59.5 53.5 48.7 48.2 50.5 55.4 61 63.8 64.5
Max °F 72.3 72.1 71.6 69.8 65.8 61.9 61.5 64 69.1 73.6 74.7 73

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Lilongwe average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Lilongwe average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Lilongwe in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28 28.4 28.8 28.3 27.2 25.7 24.6 24.1 24.4 25.4 26.8 27.7
°F 82.5 83.1 83.9 83 81 78.3 76.2 75.4 76 77.8 80.2 81.9

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Lilongwe average winspeed by month (km/h) Lilongwe average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Lilongwe (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 8 8 8 9 10 10 12 12 13 14 13 10
mph 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 8 6

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Lilongwe relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Lilongwe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
83% 84% 82% 79% 72% 67% 64% 58% 53% 53% 62% 78%

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Lilongwe weather stats

Lilongwe weather statistics
Hottest month: November 29.5°C 85.1°F
Driest month: August 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: September 10.2hrs
Coldest month: July 23.4°C 74.1°F
Wettest month: January 223mm 8.8ins
Warmest sea: March 28.8°C 83.8°F
Map showing location of Lilongwe (-13.96692, 33.78725)

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