Weather in Zanzibar City, Tanzania in August

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August is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Zanzibar City. August is an excellent month for swimming in Zanzibar City with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Zanzibar City in the months of June, July, September, October, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Zanzibar City in August

The average maximum temperature in Zanzibar City in August is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Zanzibar City in August is 25°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Zanzibar City in August is 22°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

Sunshine in Zanzibar City in August

The average day light hours per day in Zanzibar City in August are 11.9 and there are 10.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Zanzibar City in August is typically 12.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Zanzibar City in August

The average sea water temperature in Zanzibar City in August is 25.2° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Zanzibar City in August

The average total rainfall in Zanzibar City in August is 0.4cm and on average there are 7.4 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Zanzibar City in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Zanzibar City in August is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Zanzibar City in August is typically 90.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 92.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Zanzibar City in August is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 74.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Zanzibar City in August

The average maximum wind speed in Zanzibar City in August is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 32kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Zanzibar City in August is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Zanzibar City in August is from the South East.

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