Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe? If you're planning to go to Mana Pools National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe by month

January

January in this region is extremely 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:

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

February

Traveling to Mana Pools National Park in February, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Mana Pools National Park in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Mana Pools National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Mana Pools National Park in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Mana Pools National Park in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Mana Pools National Park 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:

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

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:

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

November

Traveling to Mana Pools National Park in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is constantly hot. 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mana Pools National Park, 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 Mana Pools National Park

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