Arusha, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Arusha, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Arusha, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Arusha, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Arusha, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Arusha, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arusha, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Arusha, Tanzania by month

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January

Traveling to Arusha in January, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you visit Arusha during February, you will probably find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Arusha during March, you may notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Arusha is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Arusha in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Arusha is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Arusha during July, you will probably notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Arusha during August, you will probably see that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Arusha during September, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Arusha during October, you will probably see that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Arusha in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Arusha during December, you will probably find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Arusha Declaration Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Arusha, Tanzania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Arusha.

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