Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

When to go to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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

What to wear/what to pack for Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe by month

January

January in Victoria Falls is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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February

February here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Victoria Falls is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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April

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

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May

May in Victoria Falls is hot and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you vacation in Victoria Falls during June, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

Traveling to Victoria Falls in July, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August here 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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September

Traveling to Victoria Falls in September, 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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October

October in Victoria Falls is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in Victoria Falls is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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December

If you go to Victoria Falls in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types D and G. This one should be appropriate for most locations, but check with your hotel.
  • For this area, we suggest a good satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phoneHowever, in cities, a SIM card that works in Victoria Falls may be sufficient. A good global SIM card is this one, but check the details before buying.
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Emergency water purifier

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