September weather forecast and climate
Lilongwe, Malawi

Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
September, the first month of the spring, in Lilongwe, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 15.6°C (60.1°F) and 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average high-temperature is practically 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 estimated at 28.7°C (83.7°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise 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

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Lilongwe is 12h.

Sunshine

In September, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lilongwe, Malawi, are August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In September, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in September in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, 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). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in September is estimated at 28.7°C (83.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Lilongwe?

The least humid month is September, with an average relative humidity of 44%.

What is the average humidity in September in Lilongwe?

In September, the average relative humidity is 44%.

How much does it rain in Lilongwe in September?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, in September, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 1mm (0.04") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Lilongwe?

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

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

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average length of the day in September is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in September in Lilongwe?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lilongwe?

Months with the highest UV index are August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in September in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
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).

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%).

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).

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).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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

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