Malawi Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical3 Central Region Northern Region Southern Region

Summary: Most regions (3) in Malawi lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 24.72°C (76.5°F) in Southern Region to a low of 21.96°C (71.53°F) in Northern Region.

Climate Malawi: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)27.75(81.95)27.56(81.61)27.21(80.98)25.97(78.75)25.04(77.07)23.4(74.12)23.35(74.03)26.9(80.42)30.22(86.4)31.79(89.22)31.92(89.46)30.16(86.29)31.92(89.46)
Average high °C (°F)25.74(78.33)25.68(78.22)25.63(78.13)25.06(77.11)24.35(75.83)23.13(73.63)23.18(73.72)26.11(79.0)28.84(83.91)30.46(86.83)30.5(86.9)28.27(82.89)26.41(79.54)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.03(73.45)22.93(73.27)22.75(72.95)21.76(71.17)20.7(69.26)19.4(66.92)19.48(67.06)22.25(72.05)25.0(77.0)26.85(80.33)27.03(80.65)25.07(77.13)23.02(73.44)
Average low °C (°F)18.32(64.98)18.08(64.54)17.73(63.91)16.16(61.09)14.69(58.44)13.01(55.42)12.82(55.08)14.91(58.84)17.31(63.16)19.36(66.85)20.11(68.2)19.33(66.79)16.82(62.28)
Record low °C (°F)16.31(61.36)15.95(60.71)15.86(60.55)14.7(58.46)13.14(55.65)11.13(52.03)11.04(51.87)12.74(54.93)14.92(58.86)16.92(62.46)17.72(63.9)17.08(62.74)11.04(51.87)
Average precipitation mm (inches)429.32(16.9)371.79(14.64)247.44(9.74)67.53(2.66)15.44(0.61)6.73(0.26)7.09(0.28)4.22(0.17)3.24(0.13)28.13(1.11)81.99(3.23)280.5(11.04)128.62(5.06)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)27.5524.6423.0312.64.581.881.941.180.764.5211.724.0911.54
Average relative humidity (%)84.4985.9385.8883.4178.173.2768.156.0947.7449.2456.3173.0770.14
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.9811.7510.9110.6611.219.248.4310.9511.511.4711.4112.2610.98

Malawi Climate Graph

Malawi

Malawi’s Cities by Temperature

Malawi’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Southern Region
24.72°C | 76.5°F
Central Region
22.38°C | 72.28°F
Northern Region
21.96°C | 71.53°F

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