Average weather in October in Zanzibar City (Zanzibar), Tanzania

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Zanzibar City in October is 20.0°C (68°F). The amount of rain in October is normal with an average of 66mm (2.6in). 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 254 hours of sun.


So what to wear in October? 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 26.0°C (78.8°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 October look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 20 °C
Max Temperature 29 °C
Water Temperature 26 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 66mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 254

Where to stay in Zanzibar City

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Zanzibar City (Zanzibar)

WED Dec 08
30°C | 23°C

Heavy rain

THU Dec 09
32°C | 23°C

Patchy rain possible

FRI Dec 10
31°C | 24°C

Patchy rain possible

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