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The weather guide for Zanzibar, Tanzania shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is it hottest in Zanzibar?

The hottest time of year in Zanzibar is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

What is the wettest month in Zanzibar?

In terms of rainfall, April usually gets the most rainfall in Zanzibar with 385mm on average. In April there are normally 17 days with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Zanzibar?

The sunniest time of year in Zanzibar is normally October with bright sunshine on average for 68% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Zanzibar?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Zanzibar in April when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

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Compare Zanzibar weather with the USA

Below the Zanzibar weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Zanzibar, Tanzania and the USA (Washington).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Zanzibar, Tanzania
USA (Washington)

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Where's hot in Tanzania right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Tanzania. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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