Botswana climate guide

Temperature in Botswana (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
33°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Botswana (Gaborone)33
31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Botswana (Gaborone)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Botswana (Gaborone)31
28°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Botswana (Gaborone)28
25°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Botswana (Gaborone)25
22°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Botswana (Gaborone)22
23°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Botswana (Gaborone)23
26°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Botswana (Gaborone)26
29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Botswana (Gaborone)29
31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Botswana (Gaborone)31
32°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Botswana (Gaborone)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Botswana (Gaborone)32
Min temperature (night-time)
20°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Botswana (Gaborone)20
19°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Botswana (Gaborone)19
17°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Botswana (Gaborone)17
14°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Botswana (Gaborone)14
8°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Botswana (Gaborone)8
5°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Botswana (Gaborone)5
5°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Botswana (Gaborone)5
7°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Botswana (Gaborone)7
12°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Botswana (Gaborone)12
16°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Botswana (Gaborone)16
18°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Botswana (Gaborone)18
19°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Botswana (Gaborone)19

Sunshine & Daylight in Botswana

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
13 hours of daylight per day in January in Botswana (Gaborone)13
13 hours of daylight per day in February in Botswana (Gaborone)13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Botswana (Gaborone)12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Botswana (Gaborone)11
11 hours of daylight per day in May in Botswana (Gaborone)11
11 hours of daylight per day in June in Botswana (Gaborone)11
11 hours of daylight per day in July in Botswana (Gaborone)11
11 hours of daylight per day in August in Botswana (Gaborone)11
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Botswana (Gaborone)12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Botswana (Gaborone)13
13 hours of daylight per day in November in Botswana (Gaborone)13
14 hours of daylight per day in December in Botswana (Gaborone)14

Rainfall in Botswana

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
11 days with some rainfall in January in Botswana (Gaborone)11
9 days with some rainfall in February in Botswana (Gaborone)9
7 days with some rainfall in March in Botswana (Gaborone)7
6 days with some rainfall in April in Botswana (Gaborone)6
2 days with some rainfall in May in Botswana (Gaborone)2
1 day with some rainfall in June in Botswana (Gaborone)1
0 days with some rainfall in July in Botswana (Gaborone)0
1 day with some rainfall in August in Botswana (Gaborone)1
2 days with some rainfall in September in Botswana (Gaborone)2
6 days with some rainfall in October in Botswana (Gaborone)6
9 days with some rainfall in November in Botswana (Gaborone)9
10 days with some rainfall in December in Botswana (Gaborone)10
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
94 mm monthly rainfall in January in Botswana (Gaborone)94
81 mm monthly rainfall in February in Botswana (Gaborone)81
56 mm monthly rainfall in March in Botswana (Gaborone)56
44 mm monthly rainfall in April in Botswana (Gaborone)44
11 mm monthly rainfall in May in Botswana (Gaborone)11
4 mm monthly rainfall in June in Botswana (Gaborone)4
3 mm monthly rainfall in July in Botswana (Gaborone)3
2 mm monthly rainfall in August in Botswana (Gaborone)2
14 mm monthly rainfall in September in Botswana (Gaborone)14
40 mm monthly rainfall in October in Botswana (Gaborone)40
69 mm monthly rainfall in November in Botswana (Gaborone)69
82 mm monthly rainfall in December in Botswana (Gaborone)82

More climate for Botswana

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Botswana (Gaborone)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Botswana (Gaborone)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Botswana (Gaborone)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in April in Botswana (Gaborone)9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in Botswana (Gaborone)6
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in June in Botswana (Gaborone)5
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in July in Botswana (Gaborone)5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in August in Botswana (Gaborone)7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in September in Botswana (Gaborone)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in October in Botswana (Gaborone)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Botswana (Gaborone)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Botswana (Gaborone)11
Heat & Humidity
High heat & humidity in January in Botswana (Gaborone)H
High heat & humidity in February in Botswana (Gaborone)H
Moderate heat & humidity in March in Botswana (Gaborone)M
Low heat & humidity in April in Botswana (Gaborone)L
No heat & humidity in May in Botswana (Gaborone)0
No heat & humidity in June in Botswana (Gaborone)0
No heat & humidity in July in Botswana (Gaborone)0
No heat & humidity in August in Botswana (Gaborone)0
Moderate heat & humidity in September in Botswana (Gaborone)M
Moderate heat & humidity in October in Botswana (Gaborone)M
High heat & humidity in November in Botswana (Gaborone)H
High heat & humidity in December in Botswana (Gaborone)H

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Botswana, represented by Gaborone, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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