Climate in Tanzania: when to travel according to the weather?

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Annual average climate in Tanzania

  • Minimum annual temperature: 19°C
  • Average annual temperature: 25°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 30°C
  • Precipitation: 218 mm/month (with 17 rainy days/month)

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Min / Max Precipitation
January 21 ° / 30 ° 202mm / 19 days
february 21 ° / 30 ° 202mm / 17 days
March 21 ° / 30 ° 204mm / 16 days
April 20 ° / 29 ° 293mm / 18 days
may 19 ° / 29 ° 203mm / 15 days
June 17 ° / 29 ° -
July 17 ° / 28 ° -
August 17 ° / 29 ° -
September 18 ° / 30 ° -
October 19 ° / 31 ° 117mm / 12 days
November 20 ° / 31 ° 246mm / 16 days
December 21 ° / 30 ° 210mm / 17 days

These weather forecasts have been calculated using data from weather stations located across Tanzania.





Details by cities

Check the climate forecast for the largest cities in Tanzania:

  • Dar es Salaam (27°C on average | 232 mm of rain/month over 15 days)
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  • Mwanza (24°C on average | 192 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Zanzibar (27°C on average | 241 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Dodoma (23°C on average)
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  • Tabora (24°C on average | 186 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Move over (22°C on average | 231 mm of rain/month over 21 days)
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  • Mtwara (26°C on average | 246 mm of rain/month over 17 days)
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F.A.Q.

Which are the hottest cities in Tanzania?

The following cities record the highest average maximum temperatures over the year:
Zanzibar (with 31°C), Mtwara (with 31°C), Dar es Salaam (with 31°C), Tabora (with 30°C), Mwanza (with 29°C), …


Which are the coldest cities in Tanzania?

These cities are among those with the lowest average temperatures over the year:
Move over (with 22°C), Mwanza (with 23°C), Dodoma (with 23°C), Tabora (with 24°C), Mtwara (with 26°C), …


Which are the cities where it rains the most in Tanzania?

These cities are among the rainiest in the country:
Mtwara (with 246 mm/month), Zanzibar (with 241 mm/month), Dar es Salaam (with 232 mm/month), Move over (with 231 mm/month), Mwanza (with 192 mm/month), …

Which are the hottest months in Tanzania?

The months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
October (with 31°C), November (with 31°C), December (with 30°C), …

Which are the coldest months in Tanzania?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures are:
July (with 23°C), August (with 23°C), June (with 23°C), …

Which are the driest months in Tanzania?

The months of the year with the least rainfall are:
October (with 117 mm/month), January (with 202 mm/month), february (with 202 mm/month), …

Which are the rainiest months in Tanzania?

The months of the year with the most rain are:
April (with 293 mm/month), November (with 246 mm/month), December (with 210 mm/month), …

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