Map of Maputo in Mozambique

Maputo Climate

Maputo is the capital of Mozambique. Mozambique is part of the continent of Africa.

Best time to visit Maputo

The best time to visit Maputo will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December. Other great months to visit Maputo are June and July when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F.


The warmest time of year in Maputo is in January when it is 26.1°C / 79.0°F on average, but could get up to 29.9°C / 85.8°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Maputo is in July when it is 19.3°C / 66.7°F on average, but could get down to 14.2°C / 66.7°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 2 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 10 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Maputo Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Maputo which resides in Mozambique.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C26.125.9525.423.621.619.519.320.3521.6522.423.5525.25
Max Temperature in °C29.929.629.327.826.424.624.425.326.126.527.429.1
Min Temperature in °C22.322.321.519.416.814.414.215.417.218.319.721.4

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F79.078.777.774.570.967.166.768.671.072.374.477.5
Max Temperature in °F85.885.384.782.079.576.375.977.579.079.781.384.4
Min Temperature in °F72.172.170.766.962.257.957.659.763.064.967.570.5

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Maputo throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM171.1130.5105.656.531.917.619.61544.454.781.785
Total rainfall in Inches6.75.14.22.21.30.70.80.61.72.23.23.3
Total number of rainy days8.17.674.42.82.41.82.23.25.57.97.5
Chances of rain26.1%26.2%22.6%14.7%9.0%8.0%5.8%7.1%10.7%17.7%26.3%24.2%

Maputo Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Maputo. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Below is the climate graph for Maputo with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.