Climate & Weather

Shown below are the typical conditions throughout the season in South Luangwa National Park.

Month °C Max/Min °F Max/Min Comments
June 30 / 10 86 / 50 Warm during daytime (usually around 25°C) but pack some warm clothes for early morning drives & evenings.
July 30 / 8 86 / 46
August 35 / 14 95 / 57 Pleasant temperatures combined with good game viewing, make these the most popular months for a Luangwa safari.
September 38 / 17 100 / 62
October 44 / 22 111 / 71 Hot & Dry! Reaching 44°C in the shade. Game drives start earlier to avoid the heat. Highest concentrations of game, before the onset of the rains.