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

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

When to go to Tanga, Tanzania

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

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

January

January for Tanga is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

February

If you are traveling to Tanga in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Tanga in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

April

April in Tanga is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

May is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

June

If you vacation in Tanga during June, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Tanga during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Tanga 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:

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

September

Traveling to Tanga in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Tanga during October, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

November

November for Tanga can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

December

If you visit Tanga during December, you are likely to find that it is really 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

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

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

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