Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Climate

Weather: 22.83°C/73.09°F, Wind SW at 2.37 km/h, 92% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Tanzania
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Dar es Salaam Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 60.67 meters (199.05 feet) above sea level, Dar es Salaam has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 27.3ºC (81.14ºF) and it is 3.08% higher than Tanzania’s averages. Dar es Salaam typically receives about 142.43 millimeters (5.61 inches) of precipitation and has 224.08 rainy days (61.39% of the time) annually.

CountryTanzania
Longitude39.2083284
Latitude-6.792354
Attitude/Elevation60.67m (199.05ft)
Local timeWednesday 10:26
Annual high temperature29.9ºC (85.82ºF)
Annual low temperature23.58ºC (74.44ºF)
Average annual precip.142.43mm (5.61in)
Warmest monthMarch (31.77ºC / 89.19ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (21.49ºC / 70.68ºF)
Wettest MonthApril (355.05mm / 13.98in)
Driest MonthJuly (52.23mm / 2.06in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)224.08 days (61.39%)
Days with no rain140.92 days (38.61%)
Humidity77.31%

Climate Dar es Salaam: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.0(93.2)36.0(96.8)37.0(98.6)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)32.0(89.6)31.0(87.8)32.0(89.6)32.0(89.6)34.0(93.2)35.0(95.0)37.0(98.6)37.0(98.6)
Average high °C (°F)30.98(87.76)31.52(88.74)31.77(89.19)29.96(85.93)28.84(83.91)28.34(83.01)27.92(82.26)28.35(83.03)29.03(84.25)29.99(85.98)30.78(87.4)31.3(88.34)29.9(85.82)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.55(83.39)28.88(83.98)29.1(84.38)27.62(81.72)26.43(79.57)25.59(78.06)25.18(77.32)25.59(78.06)26.32(79.38)27.31(81.16)28.19(82.74)28.82(83.88)27.3(81.14)
Average low °C (°F)25.28(77.5)25.26(77.47)25.24(77.43)24.34(75.81)23.18(73.72)21.94(71.49)21.49(70.68)21.77(71.19)22.15(71.87)23.24(73.83)24.13(75.43)24.89(76.8)23.58(74.44)
Record low °C (°F)23.0(73.4)23.0(73.4)17.0(62.6)18.0(64.4)16.0(60.8)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)20.0(68.0)20.0(68.0)20.0(68.0)22.0(71.6)22.0(71.6)16.0(60.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches)114.5(4.51)107.35(4.23)236.9(9.33)355.05(13.98)239.53(9.43)54.75(2.16)52.23(2.06)57.12(2.25)57.71(2.27)109.63(4.32)167.48(6.59)156.9(6.18)142.43(5.61)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)15.1814.1825.0927.0923.4513.9114.6415.2715.4516.8220.4522.5518.67
Average relative humidity (%)77.677.1278.2181.4280.6176.5575.0475.7375.1376.1577.4376.6977.31
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.4610.310.7110.5610.5811.0911.0510.810.7311.312.3211.3810.94

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Dar es Salaam in recent years.

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam Temperature by Month

March
29.1°C | 84.38°F
February
28.88°C | 83.98°F
December
28.82°C | 83.88°F
January
28.55°C | 83.39°F
November
28.19°C | 82.74°F
April
27.62°C | 81.72°F
October
27.31°C | 81.16°F
May
26.43°C | 79.57°F
September
26.32°C | 79.38°F
June
25.59°C | 78.06°F
August
25.59°C | 78.06°F
July
25.18°C | 77.32°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature34.0°C (93.2°F)32.04°C (89.67°F)29.0°C (84.2°F)
Avg Temperature30.0°C (86.0°F)29.21°C (84.58°F)28.0°C (82.4°F)
Min Temperature26.0°C (78.8°F)25.29°C (77.52°F)24.0°C (75.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.0°C (75.2°F)22.89°C (73.2°F)22.0°C (71.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation22.4mm | 0.88in4.35mm | 0.17in0.1mm | 0.0in121.7mm | 4.79in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind19.0kmh | 11.81mph12.04kmh | 7.48mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Gust Wind26.0kmh | 16.16mph17.14kmh | 10.65mph12.0kmh | 7.46mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure22.4mb4.35mb0.1mb
Dar es Salaam

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
February° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2017-02-0129 | 84.224 | 75.28014 | 8.729.83 | 10106.1 | 0.24
2017-02-0229 | 84.224 | 75.27913 | 8.0829.83 | 10100.8 | 0.03
2017-02-0330 | 86.023 | 73.47613 | 8.0829.83 | 10100.1 | 0.0
2017-02-0430 | 86.023 | 73.47312 | 7.4629.85 | 10115.3 | 0.21
2017-02-0529 | 84.223 | 73.47515 | 9.3229.88 | 10120.8 | 0.03
2017-02-0629 | 84.223 | 73.47614 | 8.729.85 | 10111.1 | 0.04
2017-02-0729 | 84.223 | 73.47715 | 9.3229.83 | 10100.3 | 0.01
2017-02-0828 | 82.423 | 73.47617 | 10.5629.8 | 10090.4 | 0.02
2017-02-0928 | 82.422 | 71.67319 | 11.8129.83 | 10100.6 | 0.02
2017-02-1028 | 82.422 | 71.67614 | 8.729.83 | 10100.9 | 0.04
2017-02-1129 | 84.222 | 71.67313 | 8.0829.85 | 10110.7 | 0.03
2017-02-1229 | 84.222 | 71.67111 | 6.8429.85 | 10110.2 | 0.01
2017-02-1329 | 84.222 | 71.6729 | 5.5929.85 | 10110.3 | 0.01
2017-02-1430 | 86.023 | 73.47311 | 6.8429.85 | 10110.3 | 0.01
2017-02-1530 | 86.023 | 73.47412 | 7.4629.88 | 10121.2 | 0.05
2017-02-1629 | 84.223 | 73.4758 | 4.9729.88 | 10128.7 | 0.34
2017-02-1730 | 86.022 | 71.6718 | 4.9729.88 | 10129.7 | 0.38
2017-02-1830 | 86.023 | 73.4748 | 4.9729.88 | 101222.4 | 0.88
2017-02-1930 | 86.023 | 73.4739 | 5.5929.85 | 10111.2 | 0.05
2017-02-2030 | 86.023 | 73.47416 | 9.9429.83 | 10101.5 | 0.06
2017-02-2129 | 84.222 | 71.67117 | 10.5629.83 | 10100.8 | 0.03
2017-02-2228 | 82.423 | 73.4799 | 5.5929.85 | 101117.7 | 0.7
2017-02-2329 | 84.224 | 75.27813 | 8.0829.83 | 10107.6 | 0.3
2017-02-2429 | 84.223 | 73.4769 | 5.5929.85 | 10116.3 | 0.25
2017-02-2529 | 84.223 | 73.47611 | 6.8429.85 | 10115.7 | 0.22
2017-02-2630 | 86.023 | 73.4769 | 5.5929.83 | 10104.0 | 0.16
2017-02-2730 | 86.023 | 73.4759 | 5.5929.8 | 10094.7 | 0.19
2017-02-2829 | 84.224 | 75.2789 | 5.5929.83 | 101012.3 | 0.48

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