in Rumphi District of Northern Region, Malawi

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-11.019 and 33.857 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -11° 1' 7" and E 33° 51' 26"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kwacha - MWK
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:39 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 5:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Malawi in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Malawi.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malawi. Last Update: 2024-06-17 08:00:01

Discover Rumphi

Rumphi in Rumphi District (Northern Region) with it's 20,727 citizens is a city in Malawi about 204 mi (or 328 km) north of Lilongwe, the country's capital city.

Local time in Rumphi is now 12:39 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Rumphi. The closest airport in Malawi is Mzuzu Airport in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mzuzu, Nkhata Bay, Mzimba, Karonga and Chipyela. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 7% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 18th of June 2024

26°C (78 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

26°C (79 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

27°C (81 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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Rural women farmers

Published: November 16, 2011
Length: 01:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: madalitso86

Woman Farmer in Rumphi, Malawi expressing her concerns about Jatropha plants and her expectations from the COP17 meeting takin place in Durban.

MVI 0945

Published: January 18, 2015
Length: 35:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: WaltiTell vonUri

Malawi Rumphi Vwaza Traditional Dancing.

Matunkha - Childrens Corner,

Published: September 25, 2011
Length: 16:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 7667872

Matunkha, Rumphi Malawi - Community Programs - Childrens Corner, may 2011 -

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Rumphi is the capital of the Rumphi District in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is a lively town with a market which serves the widespread tobacco farming community. Rumphi is noted for the kindness of the people (it's even rude to pass by someone without greeting them). It is also known for nearby Nyika National Park, Nyika Plateau, and the summer heat. Unlike its larger neighbour, Mzuzu, which has mild sunny weather almost all year, Rumphi has very hot summers.

Located at -11.0167, 33.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Malawi, Northern Region, Malawi

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rumpi Boma, Rumpi, Rumphi