The climate in Zanzibar during December can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
December is in the summer in Zanzibar and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.5°C 88.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.2°C 71.9°F|
|Average temperature||26.8°C 80.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||184 mm 7.2 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||28.6°C 83.6°F|
|Windspeed||11.2kph 7 mph|
On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Zanzibar with around 184mm 7.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Zanzibar in December 2022.
|Hottest month:||February||32.3°C 90.1°F|
|Driest month:||August||48mm 1.9ins|
|Coldest month:||August||28.5°C 83.3°F|
|Wettest month:||April||385mm 15.2ins|