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The climate of Lusaka (Zambia)
Lusaka is the capital of and the largest city in Zambia. The city has a population of more than two million. Until 1935 Livingstone was the capital of the former British colony of Rhodesia. Lusaka is a relatively modern city; traffic jams during rush hour are an ever-increasing occurrence. The center of Lusaka consists of a remarkably high number of high-rise buildings.
Lusaka has a warm China climate. October is the warmest month with an average maximum temperature of 31 degrees Celsius. Temperatures slightly drop during summer because of increasing precipitation figures. Lusaka gets about 800 millimeters of annual rain. From November till March about 95% of the annual precipitation falls.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Lusaka

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 26 17 6 17 n/a
February 27 17 6 16 n/a
March 28 16 7 10 n/a
April 26 15 9 3 n/a
May 25 11 9 0 n/a
June 23 10 9 0 n/a
July 23 9 9 0 n/a
August 26 11 10 0 n/a
September 29 14 10 0 n/a
October 31 18 9 2 n/a
November 30 18 8 8 n/a
December 27 17 6 17 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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