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

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Traveling to Mbeya, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Mbeya, we have 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 Mbeya, Tanzania

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

Important essentials for Mbeya, Tanzania

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you vacation in Mbeya during February, you will probably see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Mbeya in March, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

May here is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

June here is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you go to Mbeya in July, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you visit Mbeya during August, you are likely to notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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September

If you go to Mbeya in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Mbeya during October, you may see that it is warm 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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November

November in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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December

December in Mbeya is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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