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

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

When to go to Dodoma, Tanzania

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

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

January

January in this region is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Dodoma during February, you are likely to 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 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March in Dodoma 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:

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

April

If you visit Dodoma 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Dodoma is hot 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:

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

June

June in Dodoma is pretty consistently hot 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:

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

July

If you vacation in Dodoma 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:

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

August

August in Dodoma is hot 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Dodoma during September, 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Dodoma in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Dodoma during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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:

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

December

December in Dodoma is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dodoma, 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 Dodoma
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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