Cape Maclear, Malawi: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cape Maclear, Malawi? If you're planning to go to Cape Maclear, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cape Maclear, Malawi

Based on the climate and weather in Cape Maclear, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cape Maclear, Malawi by month

January

January in Cape Maclear is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts

February

February for Cape Maclear is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts

March

In March, Cape Maclear is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Cape Maclear, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

April

If you go to Cape Maclear in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

May

If you go to Cape Maclear in May, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June in Cape Maclear is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you are traveling to Cape Maclear in July, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

August

Traveling to Cape Maclear in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

September

If you vacation in Cape Maclear during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

Traveling to Cape Maclear in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November here is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

December

December in Cape Maclear is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cape Maclear, Malawi

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cape Maclear, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Cape Maclear

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