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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Zanzibar City in January is 25.0°C (77°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 78mm (3.1in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 30.0°C (86°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 251 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Zanzibar City should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 27.0°C (80.6°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 January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 77 °F
Max Temperature 86 °F
Water Temperature 80 °F
Chance of Rain 20%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 251

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What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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