Chisumulu Island, Malawi: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chisumulu Island, Malawi? If you're planning to go to Chisumulu Island, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chisumulu Island, Malawi

Based on the climate and weather in Chisumulu Island, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Chisumulu Island, Malawi

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Chisumulu Island, Malawi by month

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January

If you are traveling to Chisumulu Island in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

In February, Chisumulu Island is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Chisumulu Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March in Chisumulu Island is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April for Chisumulu Island is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

If you go to Chisumulu Island in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Chisumulu Island during June, you will probably see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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July

If you are traveling to Chisumulu Island in July, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August here is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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September

If you go to Chisumulu Island in September, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Chisumulu Island during October, you will probably see that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Chisumulu Island is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Chisumulu Island in December, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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