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Arusha weather and Climate

Arusha weather and Climate

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Arusha Weather and Climate:

Average Weather in Arusha Tanzania

In Arusha, the wet season is warm and overcast and the dry season is comfortable, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 56°F to 83°F and is rarely below 51°F or above 88°F. Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Arusha for warm-weather activities is from mid July to mid October.


The warm season lasts for 2.7 months, from January 2 to March 25, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest day of the year is February 17, with an average high of 83°F and low of 60°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.2 months, from May 15 to August 22, with an average daily high temperature below 73°F. The coldest day of the year is July 14, with an average low of 56°F and high of 71°F.

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In Arusha, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Arusha begins around May 21 and lasts for 4.7 months, ending around October 12. On September 1, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clearmostly clear, or partly cloudy 70% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 30% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 12 and lasts for 7.3 months, ending around May 21. On February 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 76% of the time, and clearmostly clear, or partly cloudy 24% of the time.


wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Arusha varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.3 months, from November 10 to May 19, with a greater than 23% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 46% on April 20.

The drier season lasts 5.7 months, from May 19 to November 10. The smallest chance of a wet day is 1% on July 16.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alonesnow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 46% on April 20.

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