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

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

When to go to Moshi, Tanzania

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Moshi in January, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

February in Moshi is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you vacation in Moshi during March, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

April

If you are traveling to Moshi in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

May

If you vacation in Moshi during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature 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 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

June

June for Moshi is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you go to Moshi in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts

August

August in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

September

September in Moshi is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

October

If you are traveling to Moshi in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

November

If you visit Moshi during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

December

Traveling to Moshi in December, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Moshi, 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 Moshi
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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