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

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Traveling to Kigoma, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Kigoma, we've got 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 Kigoma, Tanzania

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

Important essentials for Kigoma, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kigoma, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some 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 excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Kigoma is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in Kigoma is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Kigoma during March, you are likely to notice 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 high 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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April

If you go to Kigoma in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May for Kigoma is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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June

Traveling to Kigoma in June, 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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July

If you visit Kigoma during July, you will probably 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in Kigoma during August, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you vacation in Kigoma during September, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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November

If you visit Kigoma during November, you might see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you vacation in Kigoma during December, you are likely to notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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