Climate and monthly weather forecast
Serenje, Zambia


The climate of Serenje

Defined by Köppen climate classification as a Humid subtropical, dry winter climate (Cwa), Serenje, Zambia experiences variable weather conditions throughout the year. Encompassed by this classification are regions where winters are typically dry with lower humidity, and summers are characterized by high temperatures and increased humidity.

Throughout the year, temperatures consistently vary from a low of 9.5°C (49.1°F) to a high of 31.1°C (88°F), indicating the region's predominance of warm weather. The highest temperatures are typically observed during the month of October with 31.1°C (88°F), while the lowest, 9.5°C (49.1°F), is witnessed in July. The relative humidity also fluctuates depending on the season, with the highest, 89%, reported in February and the lowest, 37%, in September.

Rainfall variations are another defining element of the subtropical climate. The highest rainfall is experienced in January, reaching up to 161mm (6.34"), with approximately 26.6 days of rain, while the driest month is September, with virtually no rainfall reported. Serenje experiences sunlight for about 12.8 hours in January to 11.4 hours in June and July, signifying a fairly consistent circulation of sunlight. The variability is further exemplified in the average number of sunshine days, reaching a maximum of 28.7 in September and dwindling to a minimum of 3.4 in December.

The climatological patterns extend to wind speeds as well, reaching up to 12km/h (7.5mph) in September yet plunging to a low-speed of 6.3km/h (3.9mph) in February. In conjunction with these wind speeds, the atmospheric pressure registers its highest in July, with a mean value of 1019.8mb while the lowest, 1011.2mb, takes place in November.

The best time to visit Serenje

The most conducive period to visit Serenje stretches from May to September. In this stretch, the temperatures are relatively low, ranging from 22.4°C (72.3°F) to 29.5°C (85.1°F). Sunshine prevails during this period, with hours of sunshine ranging from 7.4 hours to 9.5 hours. Additionally, this period witnesses scanty rainfall, with September experiencing no rainfall at all, thereby making it the epitome of favorable weather for outdoor activities.

The worst time to visit Serenje

Conversely, Serenje proves less inviting between January and March. The temperatures during this time opt upwards to a high of 24.4°C (75.9°F), accompanied by an increased number of rainfall days reaching up to 26.6 in January. The relative humidity also rises, peaking at 89% in February, which could lead to discomfort for visitors unaccustomed to such conditions.

Spring weather in Serenje

In the spring months of September to November, Serenje experiences its highest temperatures ranging from 29.5°C (85.1°F) to 31.1°C (88°F). The region experiences almost no rain and the number of sunshine days is at its peak, between 26.3 and 28.7, indicating clear skies throughout most of the period. It's also the windiest period with wind speeds ranging from 11.7km/h (7.3mph) to 12km/h (7.5mph).

Summer weather in Serenje

With temperatures ranging from 29°C (84.2°F) to 24.2°C (75.6°F) in the summer months of December to February, the weather remains warm in Serenje. Rainfall is at its peak during this period with rainfall volumes reaching up to 161mm (6.34") in January. With humidity rising up to 89%, these months witness increased cloud cover, as high as 61% in December.

Autumn weather in Serenje

The autumn months from March to May bring cooler temperatures, with average highs reducing from 24.3°C (75.7°F) to 22.4°C (72.3°F). Rainfall begins to dwindle, dropping from 95mm (3.74") in March to a mere 2mm (0.08") in May. Additionally, hours of sunshine increase, and the wind speeds begin to rise, from 7.7km/h (4.8mph) up to 10.5km/h (6.5mph).

Winter weather in Serenje

The winter season from June to August is characterized by the lowest temperatures of the year ranging from 22.3°C (72.1°F) to 25.8°C (78.4°F). However, it is also the driest period with almost no rainfall, particularly in August. The wind speeds reach their peak, with a high of 11.8km/h (7.3mph) in August. Despite the lower temperatures, the region continues to benefit from long daylight hours, averaging from 11.4 hours to 11.7 hours.

Weather in January

Comparing the climate data, January in Serenje, Zambia, features the highest average relative humidity of 88% of the year. Caribbean clouds cover the beautiful African sky for about half a day; approximately 61% of the time. Consider packing an umbrella as January experiences the second highest rainfall values of approximately 161mm (6.34"). Weather in January »

Weather in February

Kissing goodbye to the high humidity levels of January, February brings in slightly more comfortable weather conditions in Serenje, Zambia. In fact, rainfall decreases by more than 10%, inviting more sunshine hours compared to January, but not quite as many as March. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The transition from February to March witnesses a slight decrease in temperature levels, with the lowest being 16°C (60.8°F) and a decrease in winds, creating a calmer and cooler atmosphere. While March strives to maintain its uniformity in temperature levels, it positions itself as one of the brighter months compared to February, boasting of 12.2 hours of daylight. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April showers bring drier days to Serenje, Zambia, with rainfall shrinking from 95mm (3.74") in March to merely 17mm (0.67") in April. With 11.8 hours of daylight, it illuminates Zambia's lush landscapes, and Serenje's pressure increases making it more inviting for local and exotic birds. Weather in April »

Weather in May

Bidding farewell to April's rainfall abundance, May steps in with a significant drop in both rainfall amount and days. The reduced cloud cover (27%) allows much more sunlight to grace the city's beautiful landscape, causing the ultraviolet index to maintain the scoreboard at 5 for the month. Weather in May »

Weather in June

Welcoming the city with the lowest temperatures of 9.9°C (49.8°F), June causes the Serenje residents and visitors to switch to warmer clothing. With minimal rainfall, the city experiences brighter days full of sunshine and longer hours of daylight increasing from 11.4 hours in May to a similar in June. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July indicates a remarkable drop in humidity to 63% compared to the muggy June weather, making outdoor activities more appealing. Even though July boasts of dry skies with minimal rainfall, the city experiences similar temperatures as June sending the cold vibes across Serenje. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August marks the arrival of warm temperatures with a high of 25.8°C (78.4°F). The conditions slightly differ from July's colder versions, paving the way for a radiant and warmer month. With 11.7 hours of daylight, the city welcomes an enlightening ambiance entertaining outdoor activities even more. Weather in August »

Weather in September

Ascending from August's high of 25.8°C (78.4°F), September embraces Serenje with a heatwave touching 29.5°C (85.1°F). An increase in daylight hours to 12 brings nature to life in this quaint city. The virtually invisible rainfall and the reduced cloud cover make this month an ideal time for stargazers. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October succeeds September, bringing a slight dip in temperatures. Equipped with the highest UV index of 7, October initiates the move into the hotter part of the year. Despite a lower daylight duration than September, there's more sunshine for outdoor activities. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November welcomes the forthcoming monsoon with a drastic increase in the city's rainfall from 4mm (0.16") in October to 74mm (2.91"). The pleasant high and low temperatures from October drop slightly, making the month fully fall-like. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December comes decked with increased humidity, tapping a high of 82% and resuming the rainfall values with an approximate 168mm (6.61") of rain. This rise from November's 74mm (2.91") makes December the year's wettest month. The maximum temperatures decrease from 29°C (84.2°F) in November to 25.5°C (77.9°F). Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

How many days does it rain in Serenje?

Throughout the year, in Serenje, Zambia, there are 144.8 rainfall days, and 672mm (26.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the lowest UV index in Serenje?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the most humid month in Serenje?

February is the most humid month in Serenje, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Serenje?

April has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.8h of sunshine.

What is the month with the shortest days in Serenje?

June has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 24min of daylight.

What month is the coldest in Serenje?

Serenje's coldest month, July, generally records average temperatures ranging from a high of 22.3°C (72.1°F) to a low of 9.5°C (49.1°F).

What is the least humid month in Serenje?

September is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 37%.

What is the driest month in Serenje?

The only month without rainfall in Serenje is September.

What is the warmest month in Serenje?

Serenje experiences its average highest temperatures in October, reaching a peak of 31.1°C (88°F) and a minimum of 17.4°C (63.3°F).

When does it rain in Serenje?

January through August, October through December are months with rainfall in Serenje, Zambia.

When is the highest UV index in Serenje?

The month with the highest UV index in Serenje, Zambia, is October, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What month has the most sunshine in Serenje?

The month with the most sunshine in Serenje, Zambia, is November, with an average of 11.3h of sunshine.

What is the rainiest month in Serenje?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Serenje, Zambia. Rain falls for 25.9 days and accumulates 168mm (6.61") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Serenje?

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 12h and 54min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Serenje?

Serenje, Zambia, does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). CAT timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Serenje, Zambia

Average temperature - Serenje, Zambia

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.3°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (17.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9.5°C).


Average pressure
Serenje, Zambia

Average pressure - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).


Average wind speed
Serenje, Zambia

Average wind speed - Serenje, Zambia

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (12km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.3km/h).


Average humidity
Serenje, Zambia

Average humidity - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (37%).


Average rainfall
Serenje, Zambia

Average rainfall - Serenje, Zambia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (168mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0mm).


Average rainfall days
Serenje, Zambia

Average rainfall days - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (26.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (0.8 days).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Serenje, Zambia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).


Average sunshine days
Serenje, Zambia

Average sunshine days - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the most sunshine days is September (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (3.4 days).


Average UV index
Serenje, Zambia

Average UV index - Serenje, Zambia

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December (UV index 5).


Average visibility
Serenje, Zambia

Average visibility - Serenje, Zambia

The months with the highest visibility are July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (6km).


Serenje, Zambia

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