Climate in Zanzibar City (Zanzibar), Tanzania

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Climate data from: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (77 KM, 48 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

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

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

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

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Zanzibar City (Zanzibar)

MON Jan 17
35°C | 24°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE Jan 18
34°C | 24°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

WED Jan 19
28°C | 25°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Zanzibar City in Tanzania

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Zanzibar City?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 29°C (84°F) and 31°C (87°F).
  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Zanzibar City?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in April and May.
  • Which is the warmest month in Zanzibar City?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 31°C (87°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Zanzibar City?
    The coldest month is September with an average maximum temperature of 29°C (84°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Zanzibar City?
    April tops the wettest month list with 269mm (10.6in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Zanzibar City?
    August is the driest month with 27mm (1.1in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Zanzibar City?
    November is the sunniest month with an average of 270 hours of sunshine.

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