Climate in Karatu (Mafia Island), Tanzania

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Climate data from: Arusha, Tanzania (140 KM, 87 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Karatu (Mafia Island)

MON Jan 17
16°C | 13°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

TUE Jan 18
19°C | 14°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

WED Jan 19
20°C | 13°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

The best time of year to visit Karatu in Tanzania

During the month of April, May, June, July, August and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Karatu?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in March, April and May.
  • Does Karatu have a dry season?
    Yes, the months July, August and September are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Karatu?
    January has an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Karatu?
    The coldest month is September with an average maximum temperature of 21°C (69°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Karatu?
    April tops the wettest month list with 359mm (14.1in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Karatu?
    August is the driest month with 7mm (0.3in) of precipitation.

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