What is the climate and geography of Zimbabwe?

Although located in the tropics, temperate conditions prevail all year, as the climate is moderated by altitude and the inland position of the country. The hot and dry season is from August to October, and the rainy season from November to March. The best months to visit are April to May and August to September.

What was the geography of the Great Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe Geography

Geographic Location Africa
Terrain mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east
Highest Point 2,592 Meters
Highest Point Location Inyangani 2,592 m
Lowest Point 162 Meters

What is the geographical position of Zimbabwe in Africa?

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in southern Africa. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Mozambique to the northeast, South Africa to the south and Botswana to the southwest.

What is the climate region of Zimbabwe?

According to Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification, northern Zimbabwe experiences subtropical climate with dry winter and hot summer; and southern area faces hot arid and steppe climate.

Does Zimbabwe have 4 seasons?

The Zimbabwe Meteorological Services Department divides the year in four seasons. The rainy season falls in the austral summer, and generally lasts from November to March – this is followed by a ‘post-rainy season’ from March to May.

What are the 4 seasons in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe Seasons | Weather in Zimbabwe

  • JANUARY – Warm wet month. There should be some water in the pans and grass growth is strong.
  • FEBRUARY – Warm wet month.
  • MARCH – Warm wet month.
  • APRIL – Wet cool month.
  • MAY – Wet cool month.
  • JUNE – Dry cold month.
  • JULY – Dry cold month.
  • AUGUST – Dry cool month.

Is Zimbabwe a desert?

There are no parts of Zimbabwe that can properly be called desert, although a sector northwest of Plumtree and a lengthy belt across the Lowveld in the south are severely arid.

What are the main physical features of Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is predominantly savanna (tropical grassland), with a generous tree growth encouraged by the wet summers. The only true forests, however, are the evergreen forests of the eastern border and the savanna woodland, which includes teak, northwest of Bulawayo.

What is the hottest temperature in Zimbabwe?

Temperature in Zimbabwe averaged 21.12 celsius from 1850 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 26.60 celsius in October of 1995 and a record low of 14.08 celsius in July of 1907.