The best times to visit Gweru for ideal weather are
April 16th to June 3rd
August 13th to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Gweru Travel Guide
Weather in Gweru
Average temperatures in Gweru vary very little and are temperate most of the year. The area is in the top 10 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Gweru, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-October where highs are regularly around 68.4°F (20.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 44.1°F (6.7°C) at night.
Gweru Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Gweru Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Gweru Perceived Temperature (F)
Gweru Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Gweru 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Gweru are December, January, and then February. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid-June. For example, on the week of June 18th there are only 0 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 3.5 days with significant precipitation the week of January 1st.
When can you find snow in Gweru? 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 Gweru.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gweru (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Gweru has below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is September (26.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (63%).
Wind in Gweru is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by September and November. October’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.9 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-October where average top sustained speeds reach 9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gweru.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||3.7||light air||7.1||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.6||light air||7||a gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.6||light air||7||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.6||light air||7||a gentle breeze|
|May||2.9||light air||6||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||3||light air||6.3||a light breeze|
|Jul||3.6||light air||7.1||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||4||a light breeze||7.4||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.6||a light breeze||8.4||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.8||a light breeze||8.8||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.3||a light breeze||8||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.7||light air||7.1||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Gweru?
As of 5/17/2017 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.
Overall Gweru Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 63.8°F (17.7°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 7 days of precipitation per month. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Gweru, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 0 to 9 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Gweru to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.9°F (17.7°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 15 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.