Botswana Weather Information

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Highest Temperature (oC) Lowest Temperature (oC) Rainfall (mm)

Chobe National Park, Linyanti and Savute, Okavango Delta

The climate in Chobe national park, Linyanti and Savute, and Okavango Delta is dry in the cooler months with quite a low humidity, with Daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of around 32oC

Average temperature (oC) & Rainfall (mm)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
high 31 29 30 31 28 26 26 28 33 35 33 30
low 19 20 19 16 11 9 9 11 16 18 20 19
rain 101 78 71 50 8 5 0 0 0 30 50 93

Kalahari Desert, Makgadikgadi nxai pans

In summer, the temperature in the Kalahari Desert and Makgadikgadi reach a staggering 40 degrees Celsius and higher. Tropical thunder storms hit between December and April, unleashing massive amount of rain in a short time causing the desert to transform into green oasis. In the winter months (June to august) the day temperature dips to deliver a more pleasant climate (around 25 degrees) but the nights are severely cold

Average temperature (oC) & Rainfall (mm)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
high 36 34 32 28 24 21 21 23 27 30 33 35
low 20 20 18 13 8 5 4 6 9 13 16 19
rain 24 35 37 26 10 4 2 4 4 9 17 17

Mashatu

During the summer months of October to March, temperatures range from around 20oC at night to mid 30's during the day. Winter, which falls from April through to September is moderate, with temperatures ranging from 10oC in the morning to mid 20's during the day.

Average temperature (oC) & Rainfall (mm)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
high 37 40 35 30 31 29 29 31 36 39 37 33
low 24 23 21 18 12 9 8 13 16 19 22 20
rain 79 63 49 21 10 3 3 2 14 27 59 390

Customer Review

Holiday to Botswana during February 2011

Customer Review

The wildlife - animals & birds - viewing and especially the huge number of elephant in Chobe National Park and seeing the Wild Dogs in Lebala were probably the highlights this time around (my second visit to Botswana). But having said that the lions, leopards and cheetahs are spectacular and the Ory...

Rated... 5stars

Signed:

Bill Passmore

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