What is the best time to visit Malawi? Here is an overview from our destinations experts on the seasons and when to go. 

Malawi has a subtropical climate throughout the year. Although it is very warm all year round, a clear distinction must be drawn between the dry and the rainy season.

  • Cool time: May – August
  • Hot season: August – September
  • Rainy season: September – April
  • After-hours: April – May

During the rainy season, there are strong showers, especially in the afternoon. The roads are often difficult to pass at this time.

Best time to visit Malawi

The best time to visit Malawi is from May to September, during the cooler season. The temperatures are pleasant and Lake Malawi is the perfect location for a beach vacation in Africa. We would be pleased to advise you on your individual Malawi trip. Contact us for an obligation-free and complimentary quote.


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