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, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

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

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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).

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March

If you go 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 are traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in April, you will notice that it is mild. 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

If you are 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

If you go to Lake Malawi National Park in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

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

Traveling 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

If you are traveling to Lake Malawi National Park in October, 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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November

November for Lake Malawi National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

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

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