The best times to visit Nyanga for ideal weather are

February 26th to May 13th

or

September 3rd to November 4th

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

 

 


Other Nyanga Travel Info

Weather in Nyanga

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nyanga vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Nyanga, the hottest months are October, December, and then November. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late October where highs are regularly around 78.5°F (25.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.8°F (11°C) at night.

Nyanga Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nyanga 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.

Nyanga Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nyanga Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nyanga 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 70.7 67.1 55.9
Feb 70.1 66.2 55.4
Mar 70.2 66.1 53.1
Apr 68.3 63.8 50.2
May 65.4 60 45.1
Jun 62.7 57 40.5
Jul 63.5 57.4 39.1
Aug 66.6 61.2 42.8
Sep 73.5 68.4 49.9
Oct 73.7 69.1 52.2
Nov 72.6 68.9 54.2
Dec 72.7 69 55

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.5 19.5 13.3
Feb 21.2 19 13
Mar 21.2 18.9 11.7
Apr 20.2 17.7 10.1
May 18.6 15.6 7.3
Jun 17.1 13.9 4.7
Jul 17.5 14.1 3.9
Aug 19.2 16.2 6
Sep 23.1 20.2 9.9
Oct 23.2 20.6 11.2
Nov 22.6 20.5 12.3
Dec 22.6 20.6 12.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nyanga are August, September, 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 April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 7 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Nyanga? 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 Nyanga.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 53% 0 8.6
Feb 49% 0 6.6
Mar 17% 0 2.3
Apr 9% 0 1.1
May 5% 0 0.5
Jun 7% 0 0.9
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 5% 0 0.9
Nov 29% 0 3.3
Dec 41% 0 9.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 53 0 21.8
Feb 49 0 16.8
Mar 17 0 5.8
Apr 9 0 2.8
May 5 0 1.3
Jun 7 0 2.3
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 5 0 2.3
Nov 29 0 8.4
Dec 41 0 24.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Nyanga has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (27.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (71.2%).

Wind in Nyanga is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and August. October’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 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 early October where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
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 5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 6.5 Light breeze
May 6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.5%
Feb 71.2%
Mar 61.9%
Apr 60.4%
May 51.8%
Jun 47.5%
Jul 43.2%
Aug 36.8%
Sep 27.9%
Oct 36%
Nov 50.1%
Dec 57.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nyanga?

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 Nyanga, Zimbabwe is June, followed by November and January. 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 Nyanga in March. 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 51.5 in March means 51.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Nyanga Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 71.7°F (22.1°C) and 63.5°F (17.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nyanga, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 78.5°F (25.8°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 9 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 Nyanga to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.3°F (24.1°C) and 68.4°F (20.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 13 to 16 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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