Weather Averages for Zanzibar in July
Averages for Zanzibar in July
Zanzibar is an amazing archipelago located near Tanzania on the eastern coast of Africa. Because of its location, Zanzibar is quite temperate year round and is an ideal spot for those looking for a more exotic flavour to their vacation. It has a thriving tourist economy and as such, there are plenty of nice beach resorts available with all of the amenities one would expect.
July in Zanzibar is actually one of the cooler months with average daytime temperatures hitting the 26°C (79°F) mark. The average water temperature in the seas around the area is the same at 26°C (79°F) making July one of the best months overall for water based activities.
The nightly lows drop to a pleasant 22°C (72°F).
Precipitation in July is minimal with only around 48mm or 2 inches of rain falling. Relative humidity is around 60%.
Visitors can expect around 9 hours of sunshine per non-rainy day in July.
Aside from the more than 25 beaches for visitors to choose from, July offers a spectacular event that draws guests from all over the world. The Zanzibar International Film Festival is traditionally held in the second week of July and last 9 or 10 days.
Entrants from all across Africa and the rest of the world are invited to showcase their short films, feature length films, animation and even experimental films. Documentaries are also showcased at the event.
In addition to all of the featured films, visitors to Zanzibar during the ZIFF, also known locally as the Festival of the Dhow Countries, will get to experience nearly two weeks of non-stop partying.
Some of the best parties of the year hosted by DJ’s from around the globe are thrown during this festival and visitors will get to enjoy loads of live music, dancing, eating and drinking to their heart’s content.