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Climate and weather of Mozambique



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Mozambique




 

Climate

 
Mozambique has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season).

Temperatures range between 24 and 30° throughout the year. The rains are higher in the north than in the south.

Rainy season (November to March)
Temperatures reach 30° and the rains are high on the coast, in the north and on the tops of the plateaus. The south is drier because most of moisture-laden winds are stopped by the highlands of the island of Madagascar.

Dry season (April to October)
Temperatures range between 24 and 27°. They sometimes fall to 15-20° when a cold air goes through the country at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Sunshine is high.

 When to go to Mozambique (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Mozambique is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
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May
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July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Maputo (Capital of Mozambique)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
31°
31°
30°
28°
27°
25°
min
25°
24°
24°
22°
19°
16°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
24°
26°
26°
27°
28°
30°
min
16°
17°
19°
21°
22°
24°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
150
130
90
50
20
10
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
10
10
30
50
70
90

Nacala

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
32°
32°
32°
32°
32°
31°
min
20°
20°
20°
19°
18°
17°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
31°
31°
32°
32°
32°
min
16°
16°
17°
18°
19°
19°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
190
190
160
50
10
...
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
...
...
...
...
30
120

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Mozambique are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Mozambique weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Mozambique, a country located in Southern Africa, is bordered by South Africa and Swaziland to the southwest, by Zimbabwe to the west, by Zambia and Malawi to the northwest, by Tanzania to the north and by the Indian Ocean to the east.

Capital: Maputo
Area: 800 000 kmē
Population: 24 500 000 inhabitants
Language: Portuguese
Currency: Metical

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