Tanzania: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the very best time to go to Tanzania from average weather conditions in many locations like Kilimandjaro or Dodoma, here.

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When is the best time to go to Tanzania?

When is the best time to go to Tanzania? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Tanzania, the weather is at least tolerable in May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Dodoma are May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Dodoma are September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, March and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Bukoba and Moshi, with good weather at least 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Dar Es Salaam are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Tanzania for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad to good* Tanzania in january
very bad to good* Tanzania in february
bad to good* Tanzania in march
bad to tolerable* Tanzania in april
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in may
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in june
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in july
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in august
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in september
tolerable to perfect* Tanzania in october
tolerable to good* Tanzania in november
very bad to tolerable* Tanzania in december

When to go to Tanzania by city

Dodoma

Best time to go to Dodoma

The best months to go to Dodoma are may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Dar Es Salaam

Best time to go to Dar Es Salaam

The best months to go to Dar Es Salaam are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Kilimandjaro

Best time to go to Kilimandjaro

The best months to go to Kilimandjaro are january, february, june, july, august, september and october.

Zanzibar

Best time to go to Zanzibar

The best months to go to Zanzibar are january, february, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Arusha

Best time to go to Arusha

The best months to go to Arusha are january, february, june, july, august, september and october.



Climate and Weather in Tanzania

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Tanzania : Plein d'animaux !


Temperatures and rainfall in Tanzania

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Tanzania and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Dodoma, Dar Es Salaam, Kilimandjaro, Zanzibar and Arusha, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Tanzania

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cities in Tanzania

About Tanzania

What can I do in Tanzania?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Tanzania reliable?

Climate data for Tanzania has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Tanzania allows us to determine the average for each month in Dodoma, Dar Es Salaam, Kilimandjaro, Zanzibar, Arusha, Mbeya, Tabora, Babati, and 14 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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