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

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

When to go to Karatu, Tanzania

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

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

January

January is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Karatu in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Karatu in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Karatu in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Karatu dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Karatu in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Karatu is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Karatu in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Karatu is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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