Climate and Weather of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe


The climate of Bulawayo

According to citypopulationreview, Bulawayo is a large city in the southwest of Zimbabwe in the province of Matabeleland, although the city is also seen as an independent province. Near the city is the Matopas National Park, one of the most popular parks in the country. The ruins of Kame, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. are only a few miles from here. The city itself is a modern African city, which at times has a very Western feel. Bulawayo has a temperate China climate, with a clear separation between the dry and rainy season. The rainy season here lasts from October to April and is slightly less intense than in other parts of the country. The daytime temperatures are very pleasant all year round. Night frosts can occur in rare cases.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month amount of rainfall per month
January 28℃ 16℃ 8 12
February 27℃ 16℃ 8 10
March 27℃ 15℃ 8 7
April 26℃ 12℃ 8 4
May 24℃ 8℃ 9 2
June 21℃ 6℃ 9 1
July 21℃ 5℃ 9 1
August 24℃ 8℃ 10 1
September 28℃ 11℃ 10 1
October 29℃ 14℃ 9 5
November 28℃ 15℃ 8 10
December 28℃ 16℃ 7 12

The weather in Bulawayo

Here you will find the weather forecast for Bulawayo. View the current weather in Bulawayo and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Bulawayo. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Bulawayo. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Bulawayo? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In January, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 16 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 16 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 15 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 7 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 26 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 12 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 4 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 8 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 21 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 21 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 5 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in August

In August, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 8 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 14 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 5 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 15 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in December

In December, the average maximum temperature in Bulawayo is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 16 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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