Zanzibar City weather in September (Zanzibar, Tanzania)

How is the weather in Zanzibar City in September? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Zanzibar City, September is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 29°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 24°C.

Zanzibar City in September usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 35 mm (show in inches) for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Typically around 7 days of rainfall is expected.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, September is one of the better months to visit Zanzibar City. June, July, August and September typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, April tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Zanzibar City climate page with graphs.


Zanzibar City, monthly averages in September

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 23.5°C  
Max Temperature 28.9°C  
Chance of Rain 24%  
Precipitation 35 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  

Where to go in Tanzania in September

Find out more about the weather in Tanzania in September and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Zanzibar City in September?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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