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What is the climate like in Tanzania?

The climate of Tanzania has an average yearly temperature of 30°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 28°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 798 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Tanzania.

The best time to visit Tanzania is April until November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Tanzania.

Temperature 28 to 32°C
Rain 798 mm

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The climate of Tanzania
  • Average yearly temperature: 30°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in October and November
  • Lowest temperature: 28°C in June and July
  • Rainfall: 798 mm per year, averaging 67 mm by month
  • Driest months: 0,2 mm in August, September and 0,4 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 205 mm in January, 194 mm in December and 153 mm in March

Climate table Tanzania

The climate table for Tanzania shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 29 30 30 29 29 28 28 29 31 32 32 31
Nighttime temperature (°C) 20 20 20 19 18 16 16 17 18 19 21 21
Rainfall (mm) 205 123 153 53 17 0,4 0,4 0,2 0,2 4,9 46 194
UV Index 8 9 9 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 9 9
Best month No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature by month in Tanzania

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Tanzania

Temperature by month in Tanzania

Rainfall by month in Tanzania

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Tanzania.

Rainfall by month in Tanzania

UV index by month in Tanzania

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Tanzania.

UV index by month in Tanzania

Yearly temperature in Tanzania

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Tanzania, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Tanzania

Yearly total rainfall in Tanzania

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Tanzania.

Rainfall per year in Tanzania

Weather experiences in Tanzania

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Average weather in Tanzania by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Tanzania and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Tanzania, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.

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