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Which months are summer in Zimbabwe?

Last Updated: 26th January, 2020

Summer in Zimbabwe
From May to the second half of October, the probability of precipitation in Zimbabwe is small, sometimes very small. However, in the eastern part of the country, on the border with Mozambique, in the winter sometimes there can be a light rain.

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Also know, what are the months for each season in Zimbabwe?

During the Spring (Apr-May), days are warm, with evenings cooling down, June & July are the colder/wintry months with temperatures reaching seven degrees celsius. Autumn in August starts to warm up, very pretty month with msasa trees losing their leaves, and known to be the windy month.

Beside above, what season is August in Zimbabwe? MAY – Wet cool month Grasslands just start to turn brown and leaves too start to change colour. The nights in June, July and August are quite chilly, so don't forget to bring a warm top layer; the days are still clear and warm. For Zimbabwe, this is the start of the peak safari season.

Beside this, does Zimbabwe have 4 seasons?

CLIMATE: Zimbabwe has a sub-tropical climate that is influenced by altitude. There are four distinct seasons. A cool dry winter season from May to August and (4.)

Which is the hottest season in Zimbabwe?

The country's hottest season runs from October till mid-November. Temperatures during the day all over the country frequently top the 30?C mark and the nights remain pretty warm too.

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