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

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

When to go to Northwest Tanzania, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Northwest Tanzania, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

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

January

If you are traveling to Northwest Tanzania in January, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Northwest Tanzania in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Northwest Tanzania in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Northwest Tanzania in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Northwest Tanzania in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Northwest Tanzania in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Northwest Tanzania in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Northwest Tanzania in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northwest Tanzania, 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 Northwest Tanzania
  • Appropriate museum wear

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