The best times to visit Inhambane for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 14th

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



Other Inhambane Travel Info

Weather in Inhambane


Average temperatures in Inhambane 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 42nd 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 Inhambane, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 89.2°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.

Inhambane Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Inhambane Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Inhambane Perceived Temperature (F)


Inhambane Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Inhambane 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 88.7 83.2 73.4
Feb 88.6 83.2 72.9
Mar 87.7 82.1 72
Apr 84.2 78.3 68
May 82.1 75.9 64.4
Jun 79.6 73.3 61.2
Jul 78 71.8 59.6
Aug 78.9 72.8 61.3
Sep 80.7 75.4 63.7
Oct 83.1 77.7 66.3
Nov 84.5 79.1 69.1
Dec 87.2 82 72

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.5 28.4 23
Feb 31.4 28.4 22.7
Mar 30.9 27.8 22.2
Apr 29 25.7 20
May 27.8 24.4 18
Jun 26.4 22.9 16.2
Jul 25.6 22.1 15.3
Aug 26.1 22.7 16.3
Sep 27.1 24.1 17.6
Oct 28.4 25.4 19.1
Nov 29.2 26.2 20.6
Dec 30.7 27.8 22.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Inhambane are September, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late August. For example, on the week of August 20th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Inhambane? 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 Inhambane.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 0 5.7
Feb 21% 0 3.8
Mar 20% 0 5.3
Apr 18% 0 3.2
May 9% 0 1.1
Jun 8% 0 1
Jul 11% 0 1.1
Aug 4% 0 0.5
Sep 3% 0 0.5
Oct 6% 0 0.7
Nov 10% 0 3.1
Dec 23% 0 8.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 14.5
Feb 21 0 9.7
Mar 20 0 13.5
Apr 18 0 8.1
May 9 0 2.8
Jun 8 0 2.5
Jul 11 0 2.8
Aug 4 0 1.3
Sep 3 0 1.3
Oct 6 0 1.8
Nov 10 0 7.9
Dec 23 0 21.6


Humidity and Wind

Inhambane has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (61.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (67.5%).

Wind in Inhambane is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and November. September’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.5 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 6.1 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Apr 4.9 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 9.3 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.9 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66%
Feb 64.4%
Mar 67.5%
Apr 66.1%
May 65.6%
Jun 63.2%
Jul 64.1%
Aug 63.1%
Sep 65%
Oct 61.9%
Nov 63.7%
Dec 66.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Inhambane?

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 Inhambane, 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 Inhambane 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

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 55.7 in August means 55.7% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Inhambane Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 79.9°F (26.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 moderate precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Inhambane, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 79.7°F (26.5°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 Inhambane to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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