Mutare, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mutare, Zimbabwe? If you're planning to go to Mutare, below is 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 Mutare, Zimbabwe

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

Important essentials for Mutare, Zimbabwe

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Mutare, Zimbabwe by month

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January

If you go to Mutare in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in Mutare is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

In March, Mutare is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mutare, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

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April

If you vacation in Mutare during April, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

May here is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Mutare during June, you will probably find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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July

If you go to Mutare in July, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). There is frost occasionally.

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August

If you go to Mutare in August, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Mutare is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

Traveling to Mutare in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you visit Mutare during November, you may see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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Activities for Mutare, Zimbabwe

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

If you visit the Mutare museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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