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Visiting Tanzania in August

August is one of the best months to visit Tanzania for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Tanzania with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Tanzania in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Tanzania in August?

Yes, August is a great time for sunbathing in Tanzania.

August has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Tanzania in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Tanzania with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (77°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Tanzania?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in Tanzania.

August has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Tanzania with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Tanzania warm in August?

Yes, Tanzania is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Tanzania in August is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Tanzania in August is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Tanzania in August?

The average day light hours per day in Tanzania in August are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Temperature in Tanzania in August

The average maximum temperature in Tanzania in August is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Tanzania in August is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tanzania in August is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Tanzania in August

During August the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Tanzania. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.1hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Tanzania in August is typically 12.1 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 Tanzania in August

The average sea water temperature in Tanzania in August is 25.1°C (77.2°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Tanzania in August

The average total rainfall in Tanzania in August is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 7.4 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tanzania in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tanzania in August is 22°C (71°F) 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°C (71°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tanzania 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 Tanzania 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 Tanzania in August

The average maximum wind speed in Tanzania in August is typically 33KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tanzania in August is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

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

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