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Lusaka Climate & Weather

Lusaka Climate and Weather


Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate which is heavily influenced by its high-altitude location. Lusaka's climate features hot summers and warm winters, with little variation in temperature. Winter, from May to July, experiences temperatures between 78°F (26°C) and 92°F (33°C). In summer, from September to January, Lusaka has temperatures in the range of 87°F (30°C) to 103°F (40°C). Lusaka experiences distinct wet and dry seasons. The wet season lasts from November to April when precipitation amounts to between three inches (89mm) and 10 inches (245mm) of rainfall per month. Humidity regularly exceeds 80 percent during the rainy season. From May to September Lusaka experiences very little rainfall.


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