Botswana: Okavango waters lowest point. Tiger fishing cont. Some elephants move north to the Chobe River. Rains start. Makgadikgadi grasses start growing.

Ethiopia: Highlands – dry, lowlands – some rain. Danakil Depression trips commence 2nd half October

Kenya: Least windy month. Short rainy season. Migration criss-crosses the area

Malawi: Safari and holiday season in full swing.

Mozambique: Rains may start and temperatures rise. Gorongosa temperatures rise, dry – safari season.

Namibia: Hot with scattered rain

Rwanda & Uganda: Rains are more frequent and heavy. Temperate

Tanzania: Migration is in the Mara. Selous dry season – great for safaris

Zanzibar: The very beginning of the short rainy season. Rain not predictable.

Zambia: Zambezi water levels drop further. South Luangwa safari season in full swing – last month of walking safaris. Lower Zambezi safari season in full swing. Tiger fishing season

Zimbabwe: Rains start and Zambezi will start to rise. Last month of true safari season in the Mana Pools.