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

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

When to go to Songea, Tanzania

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

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

January

January in Songea is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Songea is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Songea during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Songea during May, you are likely to find that it is warm 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 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Songea in June, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Songea 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Songea is extremely warm 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Songea is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Songea, 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 Songea
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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