The best times to visit Chitengo for ideal weather are

April 23rd to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Chitengo Travel Info

Weather in Chitengo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chitengo vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chitengo, the hottest months are December, November, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid November where highs are regularly around 88.7°F (31.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.9°F (18.8°C) at night.

Chitengo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chitengo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Chitengo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chitengo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chitengo Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 83 75.9 66.9
Feb 83.2 75.9 66.8
Mar 82.1 74.7 65.3
Apr 79.3 71 60.6
May 77.4 68.4 56.9
Jun 74.8 65.2 53.9
Jul 73 63.4 52.1
Aug 78.5 67.5 54.8
Sep 83.6 72.5 59.4
Oct 86.3 75.7 62.8
Nov 86.4 76.6 64.7
Dec 84.8 76.7 67.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 24.4 19.4
Feb 28.4 24.4 19.3
Mar 27.8 23.7 18.5
Apr 26.3 21.7 15.9
May 25.2 20.2 13.8
Jun 23.8 18.4 12.2
Jul 22.8 17.4 11.2
Aug 25.8 19.7 12.7
Sep 28.7 22.5 15.2
Oct 30.2 24.3 17.1
Nov 30.2 24.8 18.2
Dec 29.3 24.8 19.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chitengo are July, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Chitengo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chitengo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chitengo (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 0 8.5
Feb 27% 0 5.8
Mar 16% 0 2.7
Apr 17% 0 2.3
May 3% 0 0.6
Jun 2% 0 0.4
Jul 2% 0 0.2
Aug 3% 0 0.3
Sep 4% 0 0.6
Oct 4% 0 0.6
Nov 10% 0 1.5
Dec 30% 0 8.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 0 21.6
Feb 27 0 14.7
Mar 16 0 6.9
Apr 17 0 5.8
May 3 0 1.5
Jun 2 0 1
Jul 2 0 0.5
Aug 3 0 0.8
Sep 4 0 1.5
Oct 4 0 1.5
Nov 10 0 3.8
Dec 30 0 22.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Chitengo has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is October (54.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (75%).

Wind in Chitengo is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chitengo.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.5 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
May 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75%
Feb 73.4%
Mar 73.4%
Apr 70%
May 66.8%
Jun 63.3%
Jul 63.6%
Aug 56.4%
Sep 56.2%
Oct 54.4%
Nov 60.6%
Dec 69.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chitengo?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Mozambique; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chitengo, Mozambique is September, followed by May and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chitengo in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.8 in August means 55.8% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Chitengo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.6°F (28.1°C) and 75.2°F (24°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Chitengo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Chitengo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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