The best times to visit Chwaka for ideal weather are
June 4th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Chwaka Travel Guide
Other Chwaka Travel Info
Weather in Chwaka
Average temperatures in Chwaka vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chwaka, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 92°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.4°F (24.7°C) at night.
Chwaka Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Chwaka Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Chwaka Perceived Temperature (F)
Chwaka Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Chwaka Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chwaka are July, June, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.
When can you find snow in Chwaka? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chwaka.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chwaka (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Chwaka has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (69.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (81%).
Wind in Chwaka is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by January and June. July’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 18.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chwaka.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||8.2||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.1||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.4||Light breeze||12.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.2||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|May||7.3||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||8.2||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.2||Gentle breeze||17.5||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8||Gentle breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Sep||7.8||Gentle breeze||17.1||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.3||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.1||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.9||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Chwaka?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Tanzania; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Chwaka, Tanzania is July, followed by September and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chwaka in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Chwaka Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.8°F (33.2°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 13 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Chwaka, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Chwaka to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92°F (33.3°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.