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

Traveling to Zambezi Basin, Zambia? If you're planning to go to Zambezi Basin, the following 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 Zambezi Basin, Zambia

Based on the climate and weather in Zambezi Basin, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Zambezi Basin, Zambia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zambezi Basin, 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 vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Zambezi Basin, Zambia by month

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January

January is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

If you vacation in Zambezi Basin during February, you might find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

March in Zambezi Basin 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 go to Zambezi Basin in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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May

May 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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June

If you are traveling to Zambezi Basin in June, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

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July

July in Zambezi Basin is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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August

August in this region is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

If you vacation in Zambezi Basin during September, you might notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you visit Zambezi Basin during October, you might find that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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November

If you visit Zambezi Basin during November, you may notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in Zambezi Basin is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Zambezi Basin, Zambia

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

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