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

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Traveling to Pemba Island, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Pemba Island, below is 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 Pemba Island, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Pemba Island, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pemba Island, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pemba Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Pemba Island, Tanzania by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Pemba Island in January, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you vacation in Pemba Island during February, you might see that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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March

March for Pemba Island is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Pemba Island can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

In May, Pemba Island is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Pemba Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June for Pemba Island is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

In July, Pemba Island is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Pemba Island, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Pemba Island is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Pemba Island during September, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

In October, Pemba Island is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Pemba Island, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

If you vacation in Pemba Island during November, you might notice that it can be very 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 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in Pemba Island is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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