Botswana weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Botswana weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Botswana is expected to be 25°C, while the average maximum temperature in May is 25°C. The weather guide for Botswana shown below is for Gaborone. Read more about the weather in Botswana.

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Botswana weather averages

Check Botswana weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest month in Botswana is January with an average maximum temperature of 33°C. The sunniest months are July, August and September with on average 10 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is July with 0 days. The Botswana weather averages shown below are for Gaborone.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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Botswana weather today

Here is the weather in Botswana today, Tuesday 23rd May 2017. Expect sunshine and showers in Botswana with a maximum temperature of 25°C and 10 hours of bright sunshine. There are 2-5 mm of rainfall expected with 25% chance of some rain and a light breeze of 9 kph from the north-east. The weather forecast shown below is for Gaborone.

  • 25
    °C maximum temperature
  • 10
    °C minimum temperature
  • sunshine and showers
  • 10
    hours of sunshine
  • 25
    % chance of some rain
  • <5
    mm of rainfall expected
  • 0
    no heat & humidity
  • 9
    kph wind from NE

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Botswana weather overview

This vast, lonely country - set in the heart of Southern Africa with Namibia and Zimbabwe at its northern borders - forms part of the Kalahari Desert and has a typical desert to semi-desert climate with little rainfall. What rain there is arrives mainly between November and March but is sporadic and brings little relief from soaring temperatures prevalent during those months.

The south and western regions of Botswana get very little rain indeed, even in this 'wet' season. Best time to visit is between May and September, when cooler weather prevails and it even gets quite nippy at night, with occasional frosts.

What to pack for Botswana weather

A mixture of light and warm clothing for the cooler nights is recommended.

Botswana holiday weather averages by month

Check Botswana holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Botswana weather with the USA

Below the Botswana weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Botswana (Gaborone) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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