Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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:

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Lake Malawi National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Lake Malawi National Park

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