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Dedza Climate & Temperature

  • Dedza, Malawi is at 14°19'S, 34°15'E, 1632 m (5354 ft). See map.
  • Dedza has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Dedza is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 17.4 degrees Celsius (63.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Dedza Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 19.6°C (67.3°F) on average falling to 9.7°C (49.5°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 24.4°C (75.9°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 14.7°C (58.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23.2°C (73.7°F) and average low temperatures are 15.5°C (60°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.2°C (72°F) during the day and lows of 13.5°C (56.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1109.8 mm (43.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1109.8 Litres/m² (27.22 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Dedza you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Dedza Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 21 (69) 23 (74) 25 (77) 25 (77) 24 (74) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (67) 22 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (56) 15 (59) 18 (64) 20 (67) 20 (68) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (65) 18 (64) 16 (61) 14 (57) 17 (63)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 11 (51) 13 (56) 15 (59) 16 (61) 16 (60) 16 (60) 15 (60) 15 (59) 14 (57) 12 (53) 10 (49) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 4 (0) 1 (0) 4 (0) 12 (0) 74 (3) 231 (9) 289 (11) 234 (9) 180 (7) 67 (3) 11 (0) 4 (0) 1110 (44)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 21' 11h 38' 12h 02' 12h 27' 12h 47' 12h 56' 12h 51' 12h 34' 12h 12' 11h 47' 11h 27' 11h 17' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 55.2 63.6 74.9 84.8 83.4 80.9 83.8 84.9 75.3 63.8 55.5 52.3 71.5

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