When is the best time to go to Shinyanga?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Shinyanga are January, June, July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • April is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Shinyanga

For full information about the climate and weather in Shinyanga a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 68°F/79°F
February 68°F/83°F
March 68°F/81°F
April 68°F/79°F
May 67°F/79°F
June 67°F/81°F
July 67°F/83°F
August 68°F/83°F
September 70°F/83°F
October 70°F/83°F
November 68°F/81°F
December 68°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Shinyanga

Shinyanga enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Shinyanga is 81°F (ranging from 79°F in december to 83°F in august). Annual rainfall is 100.2in, with a minimum of 0.8in in july and a maximum of 18.7in in april.
  • In the month of january the climate is beautiful. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in january and it rains about 7.5in each month.
  • Between the months of february and march the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 81°F°C and, in march, 18 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of april the climate is the worst possible. The temperature rises to 79°F and you can expect to have 18.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of may the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average.
  • In june the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 77°F and, in june, 4 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of july and august the climate is perfect. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in august and you can expect to have 1.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 81°F in average.
  • Between november and december the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 86°F and it rains in december about 12in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Shinyanga

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Shinyanga: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Shinyanga

Find out when Shinyanga has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Shinyanga

  • Very low season in Shinyanga
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: March, April and May.
  • Low season in Shinyanga
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, June and November.
  • High season in Shinyanga
    The number of visitors to Shinyanga is high in: September and October.
  • Peek season in Shinyanga
    The largest number of tourists visiting Shinyanga is during: July, August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Shinyanga month by month

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