Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Climate

Weather: 34.48°C/94.06°F, Wind SW at 3.16 km/h, 10% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Bulawayo Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1342 meters (4402.89 feet) above sea level, Bulawayo has a Subtropical steppe climate (Classification: BSh). The city’s yearly temperature is 22.27ºC (72.09ºF) and it is -0.46% lower than Zimbabwe’s averages. Bulawayo typically receives about 28.71 millimeters (1.13 inches) of precipitation and has 51.98 rainy days (14.24% of the time) annually.

CountryZimbabwe
Longitude28.5873388
Latitude-20.1457125
Attitude/Elevation1342m (4402.89ft)
Local timeSunday 17:05
Annual high temperature26.15ºC (79.07ºF)
Annual low temperature14.68ºC (58.42ºF)
Average annual precip.28.71mm (1.13in)
Warmest monthOctober (30.7ºC / 87.26ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (9.2ºC / 48.56ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (103.11mm / 4.06in)
Driest MonthAugust (0.75mm / 0.03in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)51.98 days (14.24%)
Days with no rain313.02 days (85.76%)
Humidity55.24%

Climate Bulawayo: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)37.0(98.6)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)33.0(91.4)30.0(86.0)28.0(82.4)28.0(82.4)35.0(95.0)37.0(98.6)38.0(100.4)37.0(98.6)37.0(98.6)38.0(100.4)
Average high °C (°F)27.12(80.82)26.56(79.81)26.58(79.84)24.82(76.68)23.52(74.34)21.15(70.07)20.93(69.67)25.19(77.34)29.25(84.65)30.7(87.26)29.9(85.82)28.12(82.62)26.15(79.07)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.93(75.07)23.2(73.76)23.01(73.42)21.06(69.91)19.21(66.58)16.83(62.29)16.62(61.92)20.58(69.04)24.64(76.35)26.6(79.88)26.42(79.56)25.12(77.22)22.27(72.09)
Average low °C (°F)17.54(63.57)16.88(62.38)16.38(61.48)14.29(57.72)11.65(52.97)9.45(49.01)9.2(48.56)11.71(53.08)14.8(58.64)17.28(63.1)18.51(65.32)18.51(65.32)14.68(58.42)
Record low °C (°F)11.0(51.8)-1.0(30.2)12.0(53.6)9.0(48.2)6.0(42.8)3.0(37.4)4.0(39.2)5.0(41.0)5.0(41.0)9.0(48.2)11.0(51.8)13.0(55.4)-1.0(30.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)65.49(2.58)68.46(2.7)21.53(0.85)10.19(0.4)2.34(0.09)0.96(0.04)0.99(0.04)0.75(0.03)2.22(0.09)19.02(0.75)49.48(1.95)103.11(4.06)28.71(1.13)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)8.649.275.093.090.450.360.180.180.453.558.3612.364.33
Average relative humidity (%)69.1571.3869.0464.9354.5555.2252.2140.9435.1138.9948.9862.3755.24
Mean monthly sunshine hours12.711.9311.289.168.628.628.598.6710.8812.6612.8312.7510.72

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Bulawayo in recent years.

Bulawayo

Bulawayo Temperature by Month

October
26.6°C | 79.88°F
November
26.42°C | 79.56°F
December
25.12°C | 77.22°F
September
24.64°C | 76.35°F
January
23.93°C | 75.07°F
February
23.2°C | 73.76°F
March
23.01°C | 73.42°F
April
21.06°C | 69.91°F
August
20.58°C | 69.04°F
May
19.21°C | 66.58°F
June
16.83°C | 62.29°F
July
16.62°C | 61.92°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature28.0°C (82.4°F)24.94°C (76.89°F)21.0°C (69.8°F)
Avg Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)20.81°C (69.46°F)18.0°C (64.4°F)
Min Temperature15.0°C (59.0°F)12.94°C (55.29°F)11.0°C (51.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point14.0°C (57.2°F)7.0°C (44.6°F)-0.0°C (0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation2.8mm | 0.11in0.12mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in3.7mm | 0.15in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind18.0kmh | 11.18mph9.42kmh | 5.85mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind26.0kmh | 16.16mph14.55kmh | 9.04mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure2.8mb0.12mb0.0mb
Bulawayo

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
May° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-05-0119 | 66.211 | 51.86918 | 11.1830.18 | 10220.3 | 0.01
2018-05-0220 | 68.010 | 50.0639 | 5.5930.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0321 | 69.89 | 48.2535 | 3.1130.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0423 | 73.45 | 41.0397 | 4.3530.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0522 | 71.65 | 41.0418 | 4.9730.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0622 | 71.66 | 42.8447 | 4.3530.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0721 | 69.83 | 37.44012 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0821 | 69.84 | 39.24212 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-0921 | 69.82 | 35.6378 | 4.9730.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1021 | 69.8-0 | 32.03010 | 6.2130.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1122 | 71.62 | 35.6327 | 4.3530.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1222 | 71.64 | 39.2358 | 4.9729.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1324 | 75.23 | 37.4326 | 3.7329.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1424 | 75.26 | 42.8377 | 4.3529.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1518 | 64.414 | 57.28015 | 9.3230.03 | 10172.8 | 0.11
2018-05-1619 | 66.211 | 51.87012 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1720 | 68.09 | 48.2618 | 4.9730.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1820 | 68.08 | 46.45815 | 9.3230.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-1918 | 64.49 | 48.26917 | 10.5630.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2019 | 66.210 | 50.07214 | 8.730.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2120 | 68.010 | 50.0659 | 5.5930.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2221 | 69.810 | 50.0628 | 4.9730.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2321 | 69.88 | 46.45411 | 6.8430.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2421 | 69.86 | 42.8456 | 3.7330.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2521 | 69.85 | 41.0415 | 3.1130.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2622 | 71.66 | 42.8429 | 5.5930.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2721 | 69.88 | 46.45310 | 6.2130.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2821 | 69.87 | 44.65312 | 7.4630.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2018-05-2921 | 69.88 | 46.4537 | 4.3530.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-05-3018 | 64.411 | 51.8685 | 3.1130.06 | 10180.6 | 0.02
2018-05-3121 | 69.87 | 44.6495 | 3.1130.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0

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