When is the best time to go to Victoria Falls

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. 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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Victoria Falls weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Victoria Falls 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

Victoria Falls January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 171mm 7.4hrs 13.8hrs

January is a wet, humid month in Victoria Falls and the temperature is generally hot.

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

January is in the summer in Victoria Falls and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 171mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Victoria Falls February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 140mm 7.6hrs 13.4hrs

February in Victoria Falls is generally wet 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 Victoria Falls.

February is in the summer in Victoria Falls and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 140mm 5.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in February »

March

Victoria Falls March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 76mm 8.6hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Victoria Falls is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the fall / autumn in Victoria Falls and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 76mm 3 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 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in March »

April

Victoria Falls April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 20mm 9.6hrs 12.4hrs

Victoria Falls's weather in April is typically warm and dry in nature.

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

April is in the fall / autumn in Victoria Falls and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in April »

May

Victoria Falls May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 3mm 10.4hrs 12.1hrs

May is a very dry month in Victoria Falls and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Victoria Falls, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in Victoria Falls and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in May »

June

Victoria Falls June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 0mm 10hrs 13.8hrs

June is a very dry month in Victoria Falls and the temperature is generally mild.

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

June is in the winter in Victoria Falls and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in June »

July

Victoria Falls July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 0mm 10.6hrs 13.4hrs

July in Victoria Falls is generally arid with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Victoria Falls, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the winter in Victoria Falls and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in July »

August

Victoria Falls August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 0mm 10.9hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Victoria Falls is characteristically warm and arid.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Victoria Falls, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in Victoria Falls and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in August »

September

Victoria Falls September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 1mm 10.6hrs 12.4hrs

Victoria Falls's weather in September is typically hot and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Victoria Falls, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

September is in the spring in Victoria Falls and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in September »

October

Victoria Falls October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
31°C 20mm 9.5hrs 12.1hrs

October is a dry month in Victoria Falls and the temperature is generally hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Victoria Falls, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the spring in Victoria Falls and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (94°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in October »

November

Victoria Falls November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 64mm 8.2hrs 13.8hrs

November is a reasonably dry month in Victoria Falls and the temperature is generally hot.

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

November is in the spring in Victoria Falls and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 64mm 2.5 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 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Victoria Falls weather in November »

December

Victoria Falls December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 163mm 7.2hrs 13.4hrs

December in Victoria Falls is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

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

December is in the summer in Victoria Falls and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Victoria Falls with around 163mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Victoria Falls weather in December »

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Victoria Falls weather stats

Victoria Falls weather statistics
Hottest month: October 33.9°C 93°F
Driest month: July 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: August 10.9hrs
Coldest month: July 25.5°C 77.9°F
Wettest month: January 171mm 6.7ins
Warmest sea: March 25.8°C 78.4°F
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