Lusaka monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

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

    Lusaka average temperature chart
    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.

    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

    Average daily sunshine Lusaka
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 5.9 6.2 7.6 9.1 9.4 9.7 9.8 10.3 10.1 9.4 7.8 6.2
  • Day / night temperatures

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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%

Other monthly averages

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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