Dar es Salaam monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam average temperature chart (Celsius) Dar es Salaam average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Dar es Salaam (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 31.7 32.3 32 30.5 29.7 29.1 28.7 29.1 30 30.7 31.2 31.4
°F 89.1 90.1 89.6 86.9 85.4 84.4 83.7 84.4 86 87.3 88.1 88.6

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Dar es Salaam monthly rainfall chart (mm) Dar es Salaam monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Dar es Salaam (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 70 49 120 229 153 41 26 23 25 49 106 114
inches 2.7 1.9 4.7 9 6 1.6 1 0.9 1 1.9 4.2 4.5
Rainy days 10 4 12 17 14 6 6 6 5 7 9 12

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Dar es Salaam
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 8.2 8.6 7 5.7 6.8 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Dar es Salaam average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Dar es Salaam average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Dar es Salaam (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 23.3 23.1 22.8 22.7 21.6 19.7 18.9 18.7 18.8 20 21.4 22.8
Max °C 32 32.5 32.3 30.7 29.9 29.4 29 29.4 30.3 31 31.4 31.7
Min °F 73.9 73.6 73 72.9 70.8 67.4 65.9 65.6 65.8 68 70.5 73
Max °F 81.7 82 81.5 80.1 78.3 76.1 75 75.2 76.1 77.9 79.5 81

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Dar es Salaam average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Dar es Salaam average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Dar es Salaam in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28.7 28.8 29.5 29.3 28.1 26.9 25.8 25.4 25.7 26.5 27.8 28.6
°F 83.6 83.9 85.2 84.7 82.6 80.4 78.5 77.8 78.2 79.8 82 83.6

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Dar es Salaam average winspeed by month (km/h) Dar es Salaam average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Dar es Salaam (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 13 13 10 10 12 13 14 14 14 14 13 12
mph 8 8 7 6 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 8

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Dar es Salaam relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Dar es Salaam
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
78% 77% 81% 84% 82% 78% 78% 77% 77% 78% 80% 80%
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Dar es Salaam weather stats

Dar es Salaam weather statistics
Hottest month: February 32.3°C 90.1°F
Driest month: August 23mm 0.9ins
Sunniest month: October 8.9hrs
Coldest month: July 28.7°C 83.7°F
Wettest month: April 229mm 9ins
Warmest sea: March 29.5°C 85.1°F
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