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Zimbabwe in August

August

August is peak season for safari, with immense concentrations of wildlife clustering around scarce water supplies.

What's the weather going to be like in Zimbabwe in August?

  • Days are bright and clear with cloudless skies, and nights are cool
  • August is mid-dry season, with little to no rainfall
  • Day time temperatures increase throughout the month
  • It’s cold at dusk and dawn, so well worth packing snug knitwear

What are the highlights of visiting Zimbabwe in August?

  • August is one of Zim’s best months for wildlife viewing
  • It’s a peak time for safari, as amazing volumes of wildlife gather around the remaining waterholes
  • It’s a great time to visit Victoria Falls, as the spray won’t obscure your view
  • Haze from bushfires and dust in the sky produces stunning sunsets – and some wonderful photo opportunities

Any lowlights?

  • August is peak season, so properties are likely to be full and more expensive
  • It’s one of the busiest months to visit Zimbabwe
  • This is the peak season for wildfires
  • Herbivores disperse over the plains in their search to find food

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