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.

 

 


Other Chwaka Travel Info

Weather in Chwaka

Temperature

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)

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Chwaka Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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)

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Chwaka Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 90.8 83.1 76.4
Feb 91.5 83.3 75.9
Mar 90.1 82.7 76.1
Apr 87.1 81.2 76.2
May 85.5 79.7 75
Jun 85 78.6 73.2
Jul 84.7 77.7 72.2
Aug 85.5 77.5 70.9
Sep 86.9 78.4 70.6
Oct 88.5 80 72.5
Nov 88.2 80.9 73.9
Dec 89.7 82.4 75.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.7 28.4 24.7
Feb 33.1 28.5 24.4
Mar 32.3 28.2 24.5
Apr 30.6 27.3 24.6
May 29.7 26.5 23.9
Jun 29.4 25.9 22.9
Jul 29.3 25.4 22.3
Aug 29.7 25.3 21.6
Sep 30.5 25.8 21.4
Oct 31.4 26.7 22.5
Nov 31.2 27.2 23.3
Dec 32.1 28 24.2

 


 

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.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chwaka (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.7
Feb 11% 0 1.5
Mar 30% 0 7.7
Apr 44% 0 10.3
May 35% 0 9.4
Jun 10% 0 1.2
Jul 5% 0 1
Aug 11% 0 1.6
Sep 10% 0 1.8
Oct 14% 0 3.1
Nov 39% 0 9.2
Dec 28% 0 5.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 4.3
Feb 11 0 3.8
Mar 30 0 19.6
Apr 44 0 26.2
May 35 0 23.9
Jun 10 0 3
Jul 5 0 2.5
Aug 11 0 4.1
Sep 10 0 4.6
Oct 14 0 7.9
Nov 39 0 23.4
Dec 28 0 13

 

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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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
Jan 69.7%
Feb 70%
Mar 76%
Apr 81%
May 80.1%
Jun 74%
Jul 70.8%
Aug 71%
Sep 69.7%
Oct 71.9%
Nov 78%
Dec 75.6%

 

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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.2 in June means 63.2% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

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.

 

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