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    Zanzibar - Tanzania weather in May

    Tanzania

    Zanzibar - Tanzania weather in May

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    289 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    15 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    289 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    15 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

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    Weather overview and FAQs

    Weather overview

    In Zanzibar in May, the average air temperature ranges from 30.0 °C (85.9 °F) during the day to 22.9 °C (73.2 °F) at night. There are 15 days of rain on average, where the rainfall is 289 mm (11.37 in).

    Are there good conditions to visit in May in Zanzibar?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Zanzibar in May. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 30.0 °C (85.9 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 27.9 °C (82.3 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 22.9 °C (73.2 °F). In Zanzibar in May, there is a wet season, which means that it could rain more often there during your stay.

    What is the temperature in Zanzibar during the day in May?

    In Zanzibar in May, the average daily temperatures will be 30.0 °C (85.9 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    What is the sea temperature in Zanzibar in May?

    In May in Zanzibar expect the sea to be warm at 27.9 °C (82.3 °F). Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    How many rainy days can I expect in May in Zanzibar?

    There are 15 days, which are rainy in May in Zanzibar, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.4 days of the week, or in general - 49 % days.

    How heavy is the precipitation in May in Zanzibar?

    There is precipitation of 289 mm (11.37 in) in May in Zanzibar, which means 10 mm (0.38 in) rainfall per day on average.

    What is the night temperature in May in Zanzibar?

    The average night temperature in Zanzibar in May is 22.9 °C (73.2 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Zanzibar in May?

    In May in Zanzibar, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    Is May part of the dry season in Zanzibar?

    No, May is not a dry month in Zanzibar, expect rain approximately 15 days in a month.

    Is there a wet season in May in Zanzibar?

    Yes, in Zanzibar in May there is a wet season with 15 days, when there is rain in a month.

    Is it hot in May in Zanzibar?

    In Zanzibar in May, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    How long is the day (from dawn till dusk) in Zanzibar in May?

    The length of daylight in Zanzibar in May is 12 hours.

    How humid is Zanzibar in May?

    Humidity in Zanzibar in May is 82 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    Is the weather in Zanzibar warmer in May than in April?

    No, May is not warmer in Zanzibar than April.

    How windy is it in Zanzibar in May?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Zanzibar in May is 3.7.

    Is the sea in Zanzibar warmer in May than in April?

    No, the sea temperature in Zanzibar in May is not higher than in April.

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