Chingola, Zambia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Chingola, Zambia

Based on the climate and weather in Chingola, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Chingola, Zambia by month

January

If you go to Chingola in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat

February

Traveling to Chingola in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March in Chingola is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

April

If you go to Chingola in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

May

Traveling to Chingola in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June for Chingola very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

July very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

August

If you are traveling to Chingola in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

September

September in Chingola very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

Traveling to Chingola in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

December

December is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chingola, Zambia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Chingola

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