Gweru, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Gweru, Zimbabwe

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

What to wear/what to pack for Gweru, Zimbabwe by month

January

If you vacation in Gweru during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you vacation in Gweru during February, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

March

If you are traveling to Gweru in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots

April

If you are traveling to Gweru in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat

May

May in Gweru is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gweru is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Gweru during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Gweru is balmy and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Gweru is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

November

November in this region is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

December

If you vacation in Gweru during December, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gweru, Zimbabwe

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Gweru
  • Appropriate museum wear

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