Dry season - March/April – November/December. Initially temperatures are around 20-25°c and then by June/July the temperature falls and for a few weeks it can be cold (10-15°c) with chilly winds. From July it gradually gets warmer again. Before the rains begin, it gets very hot (30-35°c) and the humidity increases.
Rainy season - November/December – March/April. Temperatures start at about 30°c and gradually fall as the season progresses to about 20°c. Very heavy rain for short periods alternates with bright sunshine. There are thrilling electrical storms but these often cause power cuts or damage telephone lines.