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

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Traveling to Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe? If you're planning to go to Zimbabwe, 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 Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

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

Important essentials for Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Zimbabwe.

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

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    January

    If you visit Zimbabwe during January, you might find that it is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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 (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    February

    If you go to Zimbabwe in February, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    March

    March in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    April

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

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    May

    May in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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    June

    June in Zimbabwe is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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    July

    July in Zimbabwe is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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    August

    August in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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    September

    If you visit Zimbabwe during September, you might see that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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    October

    October in Zimbabwe is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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    November

    November in Zimbabwe is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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    December

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

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