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Lusaka Climate & Weather

Lusaka's humid subtropical climate is heavily influenced by its high-altitude location. The city experiences hot summers and warm winters, with little variation in temperature. Winter, from May to July, sees temperatures move between 78°F (26°C) and 92°F (33°C). In summer, from September to January, Lusaka's temperatures range from 87°F (31°C) to 104°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 (76mm) 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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