The best times to visit Dete for ideal weather are

April 2nd to September 16th

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

 

 


Other Dete Travel Info

Weather in Dete

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dete vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Dete, the hottest months are October, November, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid October where highs are regularly around 95.2°F (35.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.8°F (19.9°C) at night.

Dete Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dete 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.

Dete Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dete Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dete 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan82.777.165.8
Feb83.377.264.6
Mar85.679.562.6
Apr80.874.557.4
May81.17350.2
Jun76.76844.8
Jul76.467.344.6
Aug8374.252.1
Sep88.180.459.7
Oct92.585.665.7
Nov90.284.166.4
Dec85.98067.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.225.118.8
Feb28.525.118.1
Mar29.826.417
Apr27.123.614.1
May27.322.810.1
Jun24.8207.1
Jul24.719.67
Aug28.323.411.2
Sep31.226.915.4
Oct33.629.818.7
Nov32.328.919.1
Dec29.926.719.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dete are May, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Dete? 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 Dete.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan42%012.7
Feb33%05.7
Mar4%01.1
Apr9%02
May0%00.1
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct2%00.1
Nov12%01
Dec29%04.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan42032.3
Feb33014.5
Mar402.8
Apr905.1
May000.3
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000
Sep000
Oct200.3
Nov1202.5
Dec29011.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Dete has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is October (18.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (59.4%).

Wind in Dete is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 late June where average top sustained speeds reach 8.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3.7Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
Feb2.9Barely noticeable4.5Light breeze
Mar3.3Barely noticeable5Light breeze
Apr3.1Barely noticeable4.7Light breeze
May2.8Barely noticeable4.6Light breeze
Jun3.9Barely noticeable6.3Light breeze
Jul3.7Barely noticeable6Light breeze
Aug4Light breeze6.1Light breeze
Sep5.1Light breeze7.4Light breeze
Oct5Light breeze7.1Gentle breeze
Nov4Light breeze5.7Light breeze
Dec3.4Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan59.4%
Feb57.6%
Mar48.2%
Apr50%
May35.6%
Jun30.2%
Jul30.4%
Aug19.8%
Sep20.4%
Oct18.5%
Nov33.3%
Dec51.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dete?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Zimbabwe; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 27, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dete, Zimbabwe is April, followed by June and July. 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 Dete in December. 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 47.1 in December means 47.1% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Dete Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 79°F (26.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dete, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 95.2°F (35.1°C) and 83.9°F (28.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Dete to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.4°F (33°C) and 79.2°F (26.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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