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The best time to visit Matusadona National Park in Zimbabwe depends on the activvities your going to be involved in.

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The weather and climate in Matusadona National Park

Matusadona National Park has a warm to hot climate. September to April is hot, while May to August is cooler. Sunshine often follows the afternoon rains that take place during the Wet season, from November to March. During the Dry season (April to October) bright, sunlit skies are normal. Winter and summer are at opposite times of those seasons in Europe and North America and correspond to the Wet and Dry seasons.

Winter (Dry season) in Matusadona National park

  • April – It is cooling down now, especially at night. Rains gradually taper off.
  • May, June, July & August – Dryness is typical of these winter months. Daytime temperatures hover around 28°C/82°F, but nights and early mornings are cooler at about 12°C/54°F. Early morning drives in open vehicles are cold, so bring enough warm clothing.
  • September & October – These months are mostly dry until the first isolated showers arrive, usually by late October. It gets very hot during the day with average temperatures of 35°C/95°F in October. Scorching peaks of over 40°C/104°F are common.

There’snt much rain and activities done at the park include;

  • Game viewing
  • Game drive
  • Nature walks

Summer (Wet season) in Matusadona National Park

  • November – The rains increase, although it might not happen daily. The high temperatures (32°C/89°F on average) and increased humidity can be oppressive.
  • December, January & February – Rain usually comes in the form of afternoon storms. These are the wettest months. Daytime temperatures average 29°C/84°F, while night and early morning average 19°C/66°F.
  • March – The rains lessen with the ending of the Wet season. Temperatures average between 30°C/86°F and 18°C/64°F between the day and night.

This season is season brings out the green part of the park and it is very ideal for bird watching especially between November And December.

My conclusion about when to visit Matusadona National Park

In order to experience this wonderful Park i recommend you to book with KUBWA5 SAFARIS for the best.