Average Weather in September in Kafue Zambia
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 84°F to 89°F, rarely falling below 78°F or exceeding 95°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 58°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 69°F.
For reference, on October 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Kafue typically range from 68°F to 91°F, while on July 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from 49°F to 74°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in September
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on September. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in September
The month of September in Kafue experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 10% to 16%.
The clearest day of the month is September 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 90% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 81%, while on July 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 94%.
Cloud Cover Categories in September
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Kafue, the chance of a wet day over the course of September is gradually increasing, starting the month at -0% and ending it at 3%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 66% on January 28, and its lowest chance is -0% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in September
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during September in Kafue is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in September
Over the course of September in Kafue, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 25 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 52 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is September 1, with 11 hours, 48 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 30, with 12 hours, 13 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in September
The latest sunrise of the month in Kafue is 6:13 AM on September 1 and the earliest sunrise is 23 minutes earlier at 5:50 AM on September 30.
The earliest sunset is 6:01 PM on September 1 and the latest sunset is 2 minutes, 32 seconds later at 6:04 PM on September 30.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Kafue during 2021.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:33 AM and sets 13 hours, 4 minutes later, at 6:37 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:33 AM and sets 11 hours, 11 minutes later, at 5:44 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in September
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for September 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in September
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Kafue is essentially constant during September, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on January 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 87% of the time, while on June 27, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in September
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Kafue is increasing during September, increasing from 11.0 miles per hour to 12.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on October 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.4 miles per hour, while on February 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in September
The hourly average wind direction in Kafue throughout September is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 96% on September 29.
Wind Direction in September
Temperatures in Kafue are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in September
The average accumulated growing degree days in Kafue are rapidly increasing during September, increasing by 676°F, from 899°F to 1,575°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in September
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Kafue is gradually increasing during September, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 6.7 kWh to 7.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in September
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Kafue are -15.769 deg latitude, 28.181 deg longitude, and 3,268 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kafue contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 781 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,328 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,250 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,829 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kafue is covered by cropland (60%) and grassland (27%), within 10 miles by grassland (34%) and cropland (25%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (37%) and grassland (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Kafue, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Kafue.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Kafue according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Kafue is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Kafue and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .