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

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Traveling to Dodoma, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Dodoma, the following is 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 Dodoma, Tanzania

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Dodoma, Tanzania

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to check out the beautiful Ismaili Mosque, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Dodoma.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

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

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    February

    If you visit Dodoma during February, you might 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 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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    March

    Traveling to Dodoma in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    April

    April in Dodoma is hot. 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).

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    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.

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    June

    If you visit Dodoma during June, you may 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).

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    July

    July is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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    August

    If you visit Dodoma during August, you are likely to see 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).

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    September

    If you are traveling to Dodoma in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    October

    October in Dodoma is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    November

    November is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    December

    If you vacation in Dodoma during December, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s 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 5-10 days this month.

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