Average Weather during August in Zanzibar City (Zanzibar), Tanzania

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Zanzibar City in August is 19.0°C (66.2°F). August is a dry month with an average of 27mm (1.1in) rain. This makes it the driest month of the year. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.0°C (84.2°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Zanzibar City with 242 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Zanzibar City might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 25.0°C (77°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 19 °C
Max Temperature 29 °C
Water Temperature 25 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 27mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 242

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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