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

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

When to go to Bukoba, Tanzania

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

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

January

January for Bukoba is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Bukoba is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Bukoba in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Bukoba is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bukoba is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Bukoba is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bukoba is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Bukoba in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Bukoba during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Bukoba is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bukoba, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Bukoba is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bukoba, 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 Bukoba

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