Nampula, Mozambique: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Nampula, Mozambique? If you're planning to go to Nampula, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Nampula, Mozambique

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nampula, Mozambique by month

January

If you visit Nampula during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Nampula in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Nampula in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Nampula is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

May

Traveling to Nampula in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Nampula in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July in this region is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Nampula during August, you are likely to find that it is warm 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 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Nampula in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Nampula in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots

December

December here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nampula, Mozambique

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and M
  • A SIM card that works in Nampula
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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