Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe? If you're planning to go to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe

Based on the climate and weather in Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe by month

January

January in Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

February

February is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March is 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

April

If you are traveling to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

May

Traveling to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

October

October in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

November

If you go to Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

December in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi, 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 Lake Kariba-Lower Zambezi

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