Zanzibar monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Zanzibar

    Zanzibar average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Zanzibar (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 31.7 32.3 31.8 30.2 29.2 28.7 28.3 28.5 29.4 30.3 30.5 31.2
    °F 89 90.1 89.2 86.3 84.6 83.7 82.9 83.3 85 86.5 86.9 88.2

    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.

    Average monthly rainfall in Zanzibar (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 86 54 150 385 254 70 50 48 52 97 216 184
    inches 3.4 2.1 5.9 15.2 10 2.7 2 1.9 2.1 3.8 8.5 7.2
    Rainy days 10 5 12 17 16 7 7 8 8 9 13 13
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Zanzibar

    Average daily sunshine Zanzibar
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 8.8 8.8 7.4 6.1 6.7 8 8 8.1 8.5 8.8 8.3 8.4
  • Day / night temperatures

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

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Zanzibar (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 22.5 22.3 22.4 22.7 22 20.7 19.9 19.1 18.9 19.9 21.1 22.2
    Max °C 31.9 32.5 32 30.4 29.4 28.9 28.5 28.8 29.7 30.6 30.8 31.5
    Min °F 72.5 72.1 72.3 72.8 71.6 69.3 67.8 66.3 66 67.7 69.9 71.9
    Max °F 81 81.3 81 79.7 78.3 76.6 75.6 75 75.7 77.4 78.6 80.2
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Zanzibar 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.

    Average wind speed in Zanzibar (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 12 12 10 10 12 14 14 14 14 13 11 11
    mph 8 8 6 6 8 9 9 9 9 8 7 7

    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.

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

Zanzibar weather statistics
Hottest month: February 32.3°C 90.1°F
Driest month: August 48mm 1.9ins
Sunniest month: February 8.8hrs
Coldest month: August 28.5°C 83.3°F
Wettest month: April 385mm 15.2ins
Warmest sea: March 29.5°C 85.1°F
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