Kafue National Park, Zambia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kafue National Park, Zambia? If you're planning to go to Kafue National Park, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Kafue National Park, Zambia

Based on the climate and weather in Kafue National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kafue National Park, Zambia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kafue National Park, Zambia by month

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January

If you are traveling to Kafue National Park in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

If you go to Kafue National Park in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you go to Kafue National Park in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you go to Kafue National Park in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in Kafue National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

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July

If you go to Kafue National Park in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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August

August for Kafue National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you go to Kafue National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you go to Kafue National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in Kafue National Park is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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