Best time to visit Zanzibar

Climate in Zanzibar is tropical with high humidity and monthly high temperatures rising to nearly 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year. Zanzibar has two rainy seasons, of which the first one is between March and May, and the second from November to January. Many hotels and attractions on the island close during the first rainy season. The best time to travel to Zanzibar is outside these periods in February or between June and October.

Month Average temperature When to go
January 27° C
February 28° C
March 26° C
April 26° C
May 26° C
June 25° C
July 24° C
August 24° C
September 25° C
October 25° C
November 26° C
December 27° C