The Mozambique Islands, located in the warm Mozambique Current that flows down the East African coast, enjoy a subtropical climate that is typically warm and humid.

At a glance:
· The Mozambique islands enjoy a subequatorial climate.
· Hot summers – October to April – with average coastal temperatures
..of 30°C at midday
· Warm winters – April to September – with average coastal temperatures
..of 20°C to 30°C and tempered by sea breezes.
· Temperatures in the interior of the island are generally 3 to 5°C cooler
..than at the coast.
· The rainy season is from October to March with the possibility of stray
..cyclones in January and February.

   

Temperatures:
· Summer - Average coastal temperatures varying between 25°C in the early mornings to the mid 30°C at midday. The hottest
..months are from January to March.
· Winter - Average coastal temperatures varying between 19°C in the early morning and 24°C at midday.
· Cooling sea breezes and trade winds relieve the humidity on the coastal areas throughout the year.

Rainfall:
Tropical showers are more likely to occur between October and March. The south coast including Gaza and Inhambane provinces experiences average rainfall below 500mm per year.

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