27 to 32°C
3423 hours
sunshine per day
473 mm
255 days
110 days
0 days

Climate of Tanzania

Tanzania has a semi-arid climate. 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 27°C and 32°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 14°C and 19°C
  • Rain: it rains 110 days and there is a total of approximately 473 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3423 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 27°C and 32°C
Warmest month: 32°C in October
Coldest month: 27°C in April
Night temperature: between 14°C and 19°C
Dry days: 255 days
Days with rain: 110 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 473 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3423 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Tanzania.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Tanzania.

Climate table of Tanzania

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Tanzania. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Tanzania might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 29 28 27 27 27 27 29 31 32 32 30
Night temp. (°C) 18 17 18 17 16 15 14 15 16 18 19 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 121 73 96 44 4 0 0 0 0 1 24 110
Days with rain 20 17 21 17 5 1 1 - 1 1 8 18
Dry days 11 11 10 13 26 29 30 31 29 30 22 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 8 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Wind force (Bft) 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 6 6

Best time to visit Tanzania

To go to Tanzania, the best time to visit is February through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Tanzania, October is the warmest month with 32°C and the most cold month is 27°C in April.

Climate of Tanzania by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Tanzania? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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