Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi? If you're planning to go to Lake Malawi National Park, here is 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 Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi

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

Important essentials for Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi by month

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January

January here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

Traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in February, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in March, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you go to Lake Malawi National Park in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you go to Lake Malawi National Park in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

Traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

If you are traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you go to Lake Malawi National Park in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

If you are traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in November, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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