Mongu, Zambia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Mongu, Zambia? If you're planning to go to Mongu, I'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 Mongu, Zambia

Based on the climate and weather in Mongu, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mongu, Zambia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mongu, Zambia by month

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January

January in Mongu can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Mongu in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Mongu in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you visit Mongu during April, you might notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Mongu in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Mongu is hot and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

July for Mongu is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Mongu in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you go to Mongu in September, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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October

October for Mongu is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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November

November in Mongu is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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December

December in Mongu can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Mongu, Zambia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mongu.

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