Mikumi National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Mikumi National Park, Tanzania

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mikumi National Park, Tanzania by month

January

January in Mikumi National Park is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Mikumi National Park in March, you will notice that it is hot. 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:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June 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:

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

July

If you go to Mikumi National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region 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:

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

September

September very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Mikumi National Park in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Mikumi National Park is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mikumi National Park, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mikumi National Park, 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 Mikumi National Park

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