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ZIMBABWE - WEATHER AVERAGES

ANNUAL  JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC  YEARS  # CITIES 
Average Temperature (F) 67.4 72.4 71.8 70.7 67.9 63.1 58.7 58.3 62.2 68.4 72.5 73 72.3 83 74
Average High Temperature (F) 78.7 81.2 80.3 80.4 78.7 75.4 71.4 71.2 75.5 81.6 84.3 83.6 81.2 29 29
Average Low Temperature (F) 55.7 62.9 62.3 60.7 56.5 50.5 45.6 44.9 48.2 54.5 59.6 62.1 62.6 29 29
Average Precipitation (in) 30.1 7 6 3.5 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 1.2 3.5 6.6 90 72
* Years is the average number of years used to compute the average. # Cities is the total number of locations used to compute the average.


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Geography :: ZIMBABWE

Location:
Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Geographic coordinates:
20 00 S, 30 00 E


Map references:
Africa
Area:
total: 390,757 sq km
land: 386,847 sq km
water: 3,910 sq km
country comparison to the world: 61


Area - comparative:
slightly larger than Montana


Land boundaries:
total: 3,229 km
border countries (4): Botswana 834 km, Mozambique 1,402 km, South Africa 230 km, Zambia 763 km


Coastline:
0 km (landlocked)
Maritime claims:
none (landlocked)


Climate:
tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)


Terrain:
mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: junction of the Runde and Save Rivers 162 m
highest point: Inyangani 2,592 m


Natural resources:
coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals


Land use:
agricultural land: 42.5%
arable land 10.9%; permanent crops 0.3%; permanent pasture 31.3%
forest: 39.5%
other: 18% (2011 est.)


Irrigated land:
1,735 sq km (2003)