The best times to visit Menongue for ideal weather are

March 12th to November 25th

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

 

 


Other Menongue Travel Info

Weather in Menongue

Temperature

Average temperatures in Menongue vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 90th 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 Menongue, the hottest months are October, September, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid September where highs are regularly around 85.1°F (29.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.8°F (16°C) at night.

Menongue Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Menongue 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.

Menongue Perceived Temperature (F)

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Menongue Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Menongue 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 76.8 69.6 60.7
Feb 78.1 70.7 60.5
Mar 77.5 70.3 60.5
Apr 77.7 70.5 59.6
May 78.6 71.1 54.9
Jun 77.7 69.2 51.8
Jul 78.9 69.5 51
Aug 81.7 72.8 55.1
Sep 83.3 74.8 59.6
Oct 83.1 74.8 61.3
Nov 78.2 71 62.3
Dec 76.1 69.3 60.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.9 20.9 15.9
Feb 25.6 21.5 15.8
Mar 25.3 21.3 15.8
Apr 25.4 21.4 15.3
May 25.9 21.7 12.7
Jun 25.4 20.7 11
Jul 26.1 20.8 10.6
Aug 27.6 22.7 12.8
Sep 28.5 23.8 15.3
Oct 28.4 23.8 16.3
Nov 25.7 21.7 16.8
Dec 24.5 20.7 15.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Menongue 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 early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Menongue? 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 Menongue.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Menongue (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 30% 0 3.2
Feb 19% 0 3.4
Mar 22% 0 1.7
Apr 4% 0 0.8
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 4% 0 0.3
Oct 11% 0 1.6
Nov 10% 0 7.4
Dec 32% 0 7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 30 0 8.1
Feb 19 0 8.6
Mar 22 0 4.3
Apr 4 0 2
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 4 0 0.8
Oct 11 0 4.1
Nov 10 0 18.8
Dec 32 0 17.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Menongue has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (20.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.7%).

Wind in Menongue is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by September and February. May’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.3%
Feb 57.8%
Mar 64.8%
Apr 58.3%
May 33.3%
Jun 27.3%
Jul 23%
Aug 20.3%
Sep 31.9%
Oct 46%
Nov 64.1%
Dec 70.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Menongue?

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 Angola; 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 Menongue, Angola is October, followed by June and April. 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 Menongue in January. 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 62.2 in January means 62.2% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Menongue Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 second busiest season for tourism in Menongue, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 76°F (24.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Menongue to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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