The weather in Zimbabwe

Situated in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe is a landlocked country of dramatic landscapes and a diverse range of wildlife. Zimbabwe has one of the world's best climates characterised by a dry and wet season.

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The dry season runs from April to October when there generally no rainfall and humidity is low. The wet season is from November to March with most rain in December, January, February and March and high humidity.

Zimbabwe - best times to visit...

Here is a general guide for the best times to visit for some of Zimbabwe's popular activities:

  • Victoria Falls: May to September is the best time to see Victoria Falls
  • Horticulture: November to March is the 'green' season.
  • Safari: The best time to view wildlife is during the dry season from May to October when animals gather around rivers and waterholes.
  • Bird watching: November to April is the best time for bird watching when migratory birds are present.
  • Shoulder Season Rates: November to April.

Please contact the Mahlatini team if you have a question about the Zimbabwe climate and the choice of luxury accommodation we offer.

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