When is the best time to go to Maputo

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Maputo, Mozambique. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Maputo weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Maputo are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Maputo January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 159mm 8.5hrs 14.4hrs

Hot, humid and wet weather often prevails in Maputo during the month of January

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Maputo for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the summer in Maputo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Maputo with around 159mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in January »

February

Maputo February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 138mm 8.6hrs 13.8hrs

February in Maputo is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Maputo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the summer in Maputo and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Maputo with around 138mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in February »

March

Maputo March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 98mm 8.4hrs 13.1hrs

The weather in March in Maputo is characteristically hot, humid and a little damp.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Maputo for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the fall / autumn in Maputo and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Maputo with around 98mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in March »

April

Maputo April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 56mm 8.4hrs 12.3hrs

Maputo's weather in April is typically hot, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Maputo, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the fall / autumn in Maputo and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Maputo with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in April »

May

Maputo May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 30mm 8.9hrs 11.7hrs

May is a reasonably dry, humid month in Maputo and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Maputo, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in Maputo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 16°C (62°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Maputo with around 30mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in May »

June

Maputo June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 18mm 8.9hrs 14.4hrs

June in Maputo is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Maputo, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the winter in Maputo and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (78°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Maputo with around 18mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in June »

July

Maputo July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 18mm 9hrs 13.8hrs

July in Maputo is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Maputo, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the winter in Maputo and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 18mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in July »

August

Maputo August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 15mm 8.7hrs 13.1hrs

The weather in August in Maputo is characteristically warm, humid and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Maputo, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in Maputo and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in August »

September

Maputo September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 41mm 8hrs 12.3hrs

Maputo's weather in September is typically warm, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Maputo, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the spring in Maputo and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 41mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in September »

October

Maputo October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 57mm 7.3hrs 11.7hrs

October is a reasonably dry, humid month in Maputo and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Maputo, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

October is in the spring in Maputo and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 57mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in October »

November

Maputo November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 77mm 7.2hrs 14.4hrs

The weather in November in Maputo is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Maputo.

November is in the spring in Maputo and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 77mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in November »

December

Maputo December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 84mm 8.1hrs 13.8hrs

December in Maputo is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Maputo.

December is in the summer in Maputo and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Maputo weather in December »

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Maputo weather stats

Maputo weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.6°C 87.1°F
Driest month: August 15mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: June 8.9hrs
Coldest month: July 24.8°C 76.6°F
Wettest month: January 159mm 6.3ins
Warmest sea: February 27.4°C 81.3°F
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