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

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

When to go to Lushoto, Tanzania

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

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

January

January in Lushoto 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:

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

February

February in Lushoto is extremely warm. 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:

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

March

March in Lushoto is extremely warm. 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:

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

April

April in Lushoto is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Lushoto is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lushoto, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Lushoto is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Lushoto is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Lushoto in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Lushoto is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Lushoto in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Lushoto is extremely warm. 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:

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

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

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

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