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

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

When to go to Central Tanzania, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Central Tanzania, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

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

January

January in Central Tanzania is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

February in Central Tanzania is pretty consistently hot. 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
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

If you vacation in Central Tanzania during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. 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 (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April in Central Tanzania is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

May

If you visit Central Tanzania during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no 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:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

June

If you visit Central Tanzania during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

July

If you vacation in Central Tanzania during July, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

August

If you visit Central Tanzania during August, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

September

September in Central Tanzania is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

If you are traveling to Central Tanzania in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

November

If you visit Central Tanzania during November, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

December in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Tanzania, 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 Central Tanzania

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