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

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

When to go to Sumbawanga, Tanzania

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

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

January

January in Sumbawanga is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Sumbawanga is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Sumbawanga in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Sumbawanga in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Sumbawanga in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Sumbawanga very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Sumbawanga in August, 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:

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

September

September 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:

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

October

October in Sumbawanga is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Sumbawanga is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sumbawanga, 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 Sumbawanga

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