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                                                                                                         VALID: 23rd   to  27th May 2017
 
HIGHLIGHTS

  •     Slight pick in day time temperatures...

  •   Generally sunny over most places...

MALAWI'S WEATHER FOR THE PAST TWO DAYS   

Malawi has experienced fine weather in the past two days with cool to mild conditions at night and warm to hot with generally sunny conditions over most areas.  On 22nd May 2017, Dedza reported the lowest minimum temperature of 10C, Mzimba and Kamuzu International Airport reported12C, bolero, Chitedze, and Bvumbwe reported 13C. It was also cold at Chichiri with a minimum of 14C and the rest of the stations reported minimum temperatures spanning 15C to 22C with light showers of 4.0mm reported at Nkhatabay.

SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL WEATHER ANALYSIS            

An inland high pressure system which is currently cantered over South Africa is influencing weather over the region by supressing cloud development, with influxes of warm easterly air flow, and these conditions are expected to continue until the end of the forecast period.

 WEATHER FORECAST FOR MALAWI        

Expect a gradual pick in day time temperatures during forecast period with warm to hot and generally sunny conditions during the day and cool to cold conditions at night and early morning hours till the end of the forecast period.

SHIRE VALLEY:

(Areas along Shire river, Lakes Chilwa and Chiuta Valleys)

Hot and mostly sunny during the day while cool conditions will persist at night.

Forecast Temperatures: Ngabu Min. 18oC and Max 30oC

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS:

(Shire highlands, Kirk Range up to Dedza)

Warm and generally sunny over most places during the day. Expect cool to cold weather at night and early morning hours.

Forecast Temperatures: Blantyre Min.13oC and Max. 28oC

CENTRAL AREAS:

(Lilongwe, Mchinji, Dowa, Ntchisi, Kasungu and part of Mzimba District)

Warm and generally sunny over most places during the day. Cold weather at during night and early mornings will persist.

Forecast Temperatures: Lilongwe Min. 12oC and Max.27oC

LAKESHORE AREAS:

(Areas along Lake Malawi)

Warm to hot and partly cloudy with isolated showers while cool at night till the end of the forecast period. Forecast Temperatures: Mangochi Min.18oC and Max.33oC

NORTHERN AREAS:

(All areas north of Mzimba)

Warm and partly cloudy during the day. Cold weather at night and early mornings will persist.

Forecast Temperatures: Mzuzu Min.10oC and Max.24oC

WINDS IN MOST AREAS:

Generally  easterly.

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