Lusaka monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

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

Lusaka average temperature chart (Celsius) Lusaka average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Lusaka (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 26.2 26.2 27.9 26.1 24.5 22.8 22.8 25.3 28.9 30.5 29.2 26.6
°F 79.2 79.2 82.2 78.9 76.1 73.1 73 77.5 84 87 84.5 79.8

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.

Lusaka monthly rainfall chart (mm) Lusaka monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Lusaka (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 216 180 85 30 4 0 0 0 1 16 90 199
inches 8.5 7.1 3.3 1.2 0.2 0 0 0 0.1 0.6 3.5 7.8
Rainy days 17 16 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 17

Average daily sunshine

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

Lusaka average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Lusaka
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.9 6.3 7.6 9.1 9.4 9.7 9.8 10.3 10 9.4 7.8 6.2

Day / night temperatures

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

Lusaka average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Lusaka average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Lusaka (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.2 17 16.2 15.1 11.4 9.9 8.7 11 14.4 17.8 17.6 17.4
Max °C 26.5 26.5 28.2 26.4 24.8 23.2 23.1 25.7 29.3 30.9 29.5 26.8
Min °F 62.9 62.5 61.2 59.1 52.5 49.7 47.7 51.7 57.8 64 63.6 63.3
Max °F 71.2 71.1 72 69.3 64.6 61.7 60.6 64.9 71.2 75.7 74.3 71.8

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Lusaka average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Lusaka average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Lusaka in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 26.7 27.1 27.4 26.8 25.7 24.1 23 22.5 22.8 23.9 25.2 26.2
°F 80 80.8 81.4 80.3 78.2 75.4 73.3 72.5 73 74.9 77.4 79.1

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Lusaka average winspeed by month (km/h) Lusaka average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Lusaka (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 9 9 8 6
mph 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 5 4

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.

Lusaka relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Lusaka
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
80% 80% 77% 71% 64% 60% 56% 49% 43% 46% 56% 75%

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Lusaka weather stats

Lusaka weather statistics
Hottest month: October 30.5°C 86.9°F
Driest month: July 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: August 10.3hrs
Coldest month: July 22.8°C 73°F
Wettest month: January 216mm 8.5ins
Warmest sea: March 27.4°C 81.3°F
Map showing location of Lusaka (-15.40669, 28.28713)

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