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

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

When to go to Southern Highlands, Tanzania

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

What to wear/what to pack for Southern Highlands, Tanzania by month

January

January for Southern Highlands is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Southern Highlands is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Southern Highlands is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s 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
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

May

May is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Southern Highlands in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses

July

If you are traveling to Southern Highlands in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Southern Highlands in October, 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:

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

November

November in Southern Highlands is warm. 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Southern Highlands in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Southern Highlands, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Highlands, 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 Southern Highlands

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