What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Hot and wet. Maputo has a wet season and a dry season, although rain seems to happen in both. Something to remember is that Mozambique is in the Southern Hemisphere, so seasons are reversed. - Feb 2020


Hot all year. Dry in August, wet in February. - Feb 2019


Can be very hot and humid during our summer months. You would be amazed how you adapt, and you start to think it is "cold" in June/July when the low is in the 60s. - Feb 2017


Hot. There are a few months (June/July) where you might want a sweater in the morning/evening, but it's generally hot. Rainy season is Oct-March, but there's been a draught lately so not much rain. - Jan 2017


Gorgeous weather most of the year. It can get hot in the summer but it was never unbearable, and there is a rainy season with a few bad rainstorms each year. But overall the weather is lovely. One complaint is that the sunrise/sunset times are strange - rising very early (4am-ish) in the summer and setting very early (5pm) in winter. I didn't like that the sun had already set in winter by the time work was done, as I preferred to walk home but only felt safe doing so in daylight. - Jul 2014


The "winter" months are beautiful with zero humidity and temperatures in the 60s and 70s F (teens and low 20s C for our metric friends). The summer months (October - February) are hot and humid. You will want your AC on. - Apr 2014


Semi-tropical, with Summer in the 90s and humid and Winter lows in the upper 50s and highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Pleasant, all things considered. Maputo is as far south of the equator as Miami is to the north. - Jun 2011


Wet the whole year, and hot in the summers - though less so than in Rio de Janeiro. - May 2010


The weather is very hot during the months of January and February and incredibly pleasant the rest of the year. Sweatshirts are necessary in the evenings from May - Sept. - May 2009


Cool nights and winters, blistery hot summers in December, January and February with cooler temps in March. - Dec 2008


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