September weather forecast
Lilongwe, Malawi

Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi

Weather in September

The first month of the spring, September, is also a moderately hot month in Lilongwe, Malawi, with an average temperature varying between 28.7°C (83.7°F) and 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in August - a still moderately hot 28.7°C (83.7°F). In Lilongwe, the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Heat index

In September, the average heat index is appraised at 29°C (84.2°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

September is the least humid month in Lilongwe, with an average relative humidity of 44%.

Rainfall

The months with the least rainfall in Lilongwe are August and September Rain falls for 2 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of rain.

Daylight

The average length of the day in September in Lilongwe, Malawi, is 12h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of September, in Lilongwe, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 17:41 CAT.

Sunshine

In September, the average sunshine in Lilongwe is 9.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In September, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in September in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, in September, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F). in September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Lilongwe?

With an average relative humidity of 44%, September is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in September in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average relative humidity in September is 44%.

What is the driest month in Lilongwe?

August and September are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

How many days does it rain in September in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, during September, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in September in Lilongwe?

In September, the average day length in Lilongwe is 12h and 2min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in September in Lilongwe?

On the first day of September, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 17:41 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lilongwe have in September?

The average sunshine duration in September in Lilongwe is 9.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Lilongwe?

The months with the highest UV index in Lilongwe, Malawi, are August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in September in Lilongwe?

The average daily maximum UV index in September in Lilongwe is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average temperature in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in September: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (30.6°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 15.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.9°C).

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Average pressure in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average pressure in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average pressure in September: 1016mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011mbar).

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Average wind speed in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average wind speed in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in September: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.2km/h).

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Average humidity in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average humidity in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average humidity in September: 44%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (44%).

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Average rainfall in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average rainfall in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in September: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (211mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average rainfall days in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in September: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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Average daylight in September /
Average sunshine in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 9h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average sunshine days in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in September: 28.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (28.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average UV index in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average UV index in September: 6

The months with the highest UV index are August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average cloud cover in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in September: 9

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in September
Lilongwe, Malawi

Average visibility in September - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average visibility in September: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (7km).

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