Zanzibar weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Zanzibar weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Zanzibar is expected to be 27°C, while the average maximum temperature in May is 29°C.

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Zanzibar weather averages

Check out the Zanzibar weather averages before you book your next holiday to Tanzania. The warmest months in Zanzibar are January, February and March with an average maximum temperature of 32°C. The sunniest months are January, February, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with on average 8 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is February with 5 days. The sea is at its warmest in Zanzibar in March and April with an average sea temperature of 29°C.

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Zanzibar weather today

Here is the weather in Zanzibar today, Monday 22nd May 2017. Expect sunshine and showers in Zanzibar, Tanzania with a maximum temperature of 27°C, low levels of heat & humidity and 2 hours of bright sunshine. There are 10-20 mm of rainfall expected with 69% chance of some rain and a moderate breeze of 24 kph from the south.

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    low heat & humidity
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    kph wind from S

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Tropical storm risk: Zanzibar cyclone season

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The Zanzibar tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season.

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Zanzibar holiday weather averages by month

Check Zanzibar holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Zanzibar weather with the USA

Below the Zanzibar weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Zanzibar, Tanzania and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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