Tanzania climate guide

Temperature in Tanzania (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
32°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)32
31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)30
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)29
30°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)31
32°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)32
Min temperature (night-time)
23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)22
20°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)20
19°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)19
20°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)20
21°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)21
23°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
Sea temperature
28°C sea temperature in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)28
28°C sea temperature in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)28
29°C sea temperature in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)29
29°C sea temperature in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)29
28°C sea temperature in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)28
27°C sea temperature in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)27
26°C sea temperature in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)26
25°C sea temperature in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)25
25°C sea temperature in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)25
26°C sea temperature in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)26
27°C sea temperature in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)27
28°C sea temperature in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)28

Sunshine & Daylight in Tanzania

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
8 hours of sunshine per day (63% of daylight hours) in January in Tanzania8
8 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in February in Tanzania8
7 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in March in Tanzania7
5 hours of sunshine per day (45% of daylight hours) in April in Tanzania5
6 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in May in Tanzania6
8 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in June in Tanzania8
8 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in July in Tanzania8
8 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in August in Tanzania8
8 hours of sunshine per day (68% of daylight hours) in September in Tanzania8
9 hours of sunshine per day (69% of daylight hours) in October in Tanzania9
8 hours of sunshine per day (68% of daylight hours) in November in Tanzania8
8 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in December in Tanzania8
Daily hours of daylight
12 hours of daylight per day in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
13 hours of daylight per day in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)13

Rainfall in Tanzania

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
10 days with some rainfall in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)10
4 days with some rainfall in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)4
12 days with some rainfall in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
17 days with some rainfall in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)17
14 days with some rainfall in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)14
6 days with some rainfall in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)6
6 days with some rainfall in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)6
6 days with some rainfall in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)6
5 days with some rainfall in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)5
7 days with some rainfall in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)7
9 days with some rainfall in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)9
12 days with some rainfall in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
70 mm monthly rainfall in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)70
49 mm monthly rainfall in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)49
120 mm monthly rainfall in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)120
229 mm monthly rainfall in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)229
153 mm monthly rainfall in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)153
40 mm monthly rainfall in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)40
26 mm monthly rainfall in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)26
23 mm monthly rainfall in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)23
25 mm monthly rainfall in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)25
49 mm monthly rainfall in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)49
106 mm monthly rainfall in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)106
114 mm monthly rainfall in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)114

More climate for Tanzania

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)11
Heat & Humidity
Very high heat & humidity in January in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)VH
Very high heat & humidity in February in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)VH
Very high heat & humidity in March in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)VH
High heat & humidity in April in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
High heat & humidity in May in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
High heat & humidity in June in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)M
High heat & humidity in September in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
High heat & humidity in October in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
High heat & humidity in November in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)H
Very high heat & humidity in December in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)VH

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Tanzania, represented by Dar es Salaam, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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