Best time to visit, weather and climate Tanzania
Best time to visit Tanzania
The best time to visit Tanzania is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Tanzania is 32°C in october and the lowest is 27°C in april. The weather and climate of Tanzania is suitable for a sun vacation.
The average climate figure for Tanzania is an 9,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.
Tanzania has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Tanzania or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Tanzania has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Tanzania is 29° degrees and there is about 474 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 244 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 6.
Climate Tanzania january
On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In january there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 121 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania february
On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Tanzania and at least around 17° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 73 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania march
On average, it is maximum 28° in march in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In march there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 96 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania april
On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Tanzania and at least around 17° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania may
On average, it is maximum 27° in may in Tanzania and at least around 16° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania june
On average, it is maximum 27° in june in Tanzania and at least around 15° degrees. In june there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania july
On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Tanzania and at least around 14° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania august
On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Tanzania and at least around 15° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania 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.
Climate Tanzania october
On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Tanzania and at least around 18° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania november
On average, it is maximum 32° in november in Tanzania and at least around 19° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Tanzania.
Climate Tanzania december
On average, it is maximum 30° in december in Tanzania and at least around 19° degrees. In december there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 110 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Tanzania.
14 day weather forecast Tanzania
The weather for Dodoma in Tanzania will be 34° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.
The weather forecast for Tanzania is based on the weather in Dodoma.
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Hotels and apartments in Tanzania
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Flight tickets to Tanzania
Tanzania has 7 airports which you can fly to:
- Julius Nyerere International Airport
Dar es Salaam
- Mwanza Airport
- Arusha Airport
- Songwe Airport
- Tanga Airport
- Mtwara Airport
- Kilimanjaro International Airport
If you want to fly to an island of Tanzania you can go to:
- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
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Tanzania is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Dodoma. The total surface is 945.087 km² with 1.424 km of coastline and the population consists of 52.554.628 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 4x as big as New Zealand. 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 13.327 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 17 hours5.
Places near Tanzania
- Nungwi (Zanzibar)
- Kiwengwa (Zanzibar)
- Matemwe (Zanzibar)
- Stone Town (Zanzibar)
- Moga (Zanzibar)
- Jambiani (Zanzibar)
- Zanzibar (city) (Zanzibar)
- Mnakana (Zanzibar)
- Pale (Zanzibar)
- Panga Nguruwe (Zanzibar)
- Miuli (Zanzibar)
- Sokoni (Zanzibar)
- Pwani Mchangani (Zanzibar)
- Mgani Haji (Zanzibar)
In Tanzania the United States dollar and Tanzanian shilling are used to pay.
Exchange rate United States dollar (USD) 26 september 2020
1 United States dollar = 1,53 New Zealand dollar
100 United States dollar = 153,00 New Zealand dollar
1 New Zealand dollar = 0,65 United States dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 65,36 United States dollar
Exchange rate Tanzanian shilling (TZS) 26 september 2020
1 Tanzanian shilling = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 Tanzanian shilling = 0,07 New Zealand dollar
1 New Zealand dollar = 1.516,31 Tanzanian shilling
100 New Zealand dollar = 151.630,97 Tanzanian 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.
Bring your credit card
Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.
You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:
Time difference Tanzania
In Tanzania it is now 10:20 o’clock in the morning on saturday 26 september 2020. That is 9 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Tanzania is Africa/Dar_es_Salaam and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.
- 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)
- Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
- Hepatitis B
- Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
- Tuberculose (TBC)