Best time to go to, climate and weather Tanzania

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Tanzania

Best time to visit and weather Tanzania

Best time to visit and weather Tanzania

The best time to go to Tanzania is from may until november, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Tanzania is 33° in october and the lowest is 28° in april.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Tanzania or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Tanzania
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 29° 283 mm
Feb 29° 228 mm
Mar 29° 257 mm
Apr 28° 133 mm
May 28° 17 mm
Jun 28° 2 mm
Jul 28° 1 mm
Aug 29° 1 mm
Sep 31° 0 mm
Oct 33° 6 mm
Nov 32° 83 mm
Dec 31° 300 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Tanzania? Go to the full climate information about Tanzania


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Tanzania indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Tanzania.

Best warm months
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Holiday Tanzania

Holiday Tanzania

Hotels and apartments in Tanzania

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Climate Tanzania

Climate Tanzania

In Tanzania there are 5 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate, tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate, temperate oceanic climate and monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. The average annual temperature for Tanzania is 29° degrees and there is 1311 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 171 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Dodoma in Tanzania per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 29° 18° 283 mm 27 4 1 5
Feb 29° 17° 228 mm 25 3 1 6
Mar 29° 18° 257 mm 28 3 2 5
Apr 28° 17° 133 mm 25 5 2 5
May 28° 16° 17 mm 10 21 2 6
Jun 28° 14° 2 mm 3 27 2 6
Jul 28° 14° 1 mm 1 30 2 6
Aug 29° 15° 1 mm 1 30 2 6
Sep 31° 16° 0 mm 1 29 3 7
Oct 33° 18° 6 mm 4 27 3 7
Nov 32° 19° 83 mm 13 17 2 7
Dec 31° 19° 300 mm 26 5 2 5

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In january there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 283 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Tanzania.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Tanzania and at least around 17° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 228 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Tanzania.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In march there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 257 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Tanzania.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Tanzania and at least around 17° degrees. In april there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 133 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Tanzania.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Tanzania and at least around 16° degrees. In may there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Tanzania and at least around 14° degrees. In june there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Tanzania and at least around 14° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Tanzania and at least around 15° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Tanzania and at least around 16° degrees. In september there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 32° in november in Tanzania and at least around 19° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 83 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Tanzania.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Tanzania and at least around 19° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 300 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Tanzania.

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Weather statistics Tanzania

Weather statistics Tanzania

View all weather statistics from Tanzania per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Tanzania and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Tanzania

14 day weather forecast Tanzania

The weather for Dodoma in Tanzania will be 32° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  We21 Nov Th22 Nov Fr23 Nov Sa24 Nov Su25 Nov Mo26 Nov Tu27 Nov
  Bewolkt Onweer met regen Onweer met regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 32° 30° 28° 31° 31° 32° 33°
Min (°C) 19° 20° 20° 20° 19° 19° 19°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 65% 85% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0.1mm 10.2mm 36.3mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 7 3 3 3 7 8 8
Weather forecast next week
  We28 Nov Th29 Nov Fr30 Nov Sa1 Dec Su2 Dec Mo3 Dec Tu4 Dec
  Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 33° 33° 34° 34° 34° 33° 33°
Min (°C) 20° 20° 19° 21° 21° 21° 20°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 15% 15% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 6 3 7 6 6 6 6
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About Tanzania

About Tanzania

Tanzania is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Dodoma. It is 945.087 km² with 1.424 km of coastline and has a population of 52.554.628. In terms of area, the country is 4x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Tanzania you have to use +255 or 00255 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2555012457809 or 002555012457809.


Tanzania is in a straight line at 7.264 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 10 hour and 05 min.

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Islands Tanzania

Islands Tanzania

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Time difference Tanzania

Time difference Tanzania

In Tanzania it is now 09:08 hour in the morning on wednesday 21 november 2018. That is 3 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Tanzania is Africa/Dar_es_Salaam and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

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Vaccinations Tanzania

Vaccinations Tanzania

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Tanzania.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Cholera
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Tanzania

Reisadvies voor Tanzania

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Reis alleen als het noodzakelijk is naar het grensgebied met Mozambique in de provincie Mtwara. Er is een risico op aanvallen van extremistische groeperingen op burgers (zie rubriek ‘Onveilige gebieden’).

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Tanzania op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Tanzania

Currency Tanzania

In Tanzania the Amerikaanse dollar and Tanzaniaanse shilling are used to pay.

Exchange rate Amerikaanse dollar op 21 november 2018

1 Amerikaanse dollar = € 0,87 euro
100 Amerikaanse dollar = € 87,43 euro

1 euro = 1,14 Amerikaanse dollar
100 euro = 114,38 Amerikaanse dollar

Exchange rate Tanzaniaanse shilling op 21 november 2018

1 Tanzaniaanse shilling = € 0,00 euro
100 Tanzaniaanse shilling = € 0,04 euro

1 euro = 2.609,67 Tanzaniaanse shilling
100 euro = 260.967,44 Tanzaniaanse shilling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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