All things as they should be, Zimbabwe’s annual weather patterns not affected by the unexpected, the country is best visited between April and November included. The earlier you visit, the greener it is. June to August is coolest, and therefore represents the most temperate conditions within which to travel. Things heat up from September, and it is during these hot dry months that wildlife viewing is at its best. Zimbabwe’s wet season runs from December through to March.
Please note these numbers will generally represent the capital city's average rainfall and temperature. For a more nuanced countrywide analysis, see below.
Best time to visit