Bagamoyo, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bagamoyo, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Bagamoyo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bagamoyo, Tanzania

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

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

January

In January, Bagamoyo is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bagamoyo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

February

In February, Bagamoyo is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bagamoyo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March in Bagamoyo is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Bagamoyo during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

May

If you visit Bagamoyo during May, you are likely to find that it is hot 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 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June in Bagamoyo is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

Traveling to Bagamoyo in July, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

August

Traveling to Bagamoyo in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Bagamoyo in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

If you are traveling to Bagamoyo in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

November

Traveling to Bagamoyo in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Bagamoyo is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bagamoyo, Tanzania

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Bagamoyo
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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