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Malawi in October

October

October is the driest month in Malawi and the temperatures are still rising, along with the humidity.

  • DAY TIME MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE = 86°F
  • NIGHT TIME MINIMUM TEMPERATURE = 72°F
  • AVERAGE RAINFALL = 17mm
  • AVERAGE SUNSHINE = 10 hours

What's the weather going to be like in Malawi in October?

  • Both days and nights are hot, and warming up throughout the month
  • October is the last month of dry season
  • Temperatures are almost at their highest all year
  • Comfy cool layers are essential.

What are the highlights of visiting Malawi in October?

  • All lake lodges are open
  • Rates are on their way down
  • It’s very rare to come across mosquitoes
  • There’s a lot to enjoy on and around Lake Malawi – sunbathing, diving, snorkelling, kayaking, and more
  • If you visit Zambia as part of a bush-and-beach holiday before or after coming to the lake, you’ll experience first-class wildlife viewing, as the paucity of water sources results in animals clustering around the few remaining waterholes.

Any lowlights?

  • It’s getting pretty hot – perhaps too hot for some travellers
  • The humidity is increasing too.