Zanzibar Weather March Averages, Tanzania
- Temperature 26°C 79°F
- High Temperature 28°C 82°F
- Low Temperature 24°C 75°F
- Day Temperature 28.9°C 84°F
- Night Temperature 27.7°C 82°F
- Sunshine Hours 9 hours
- Rainfall 153 mm
- Rainfall Days 15 days
- Sea Temperature 30°C 86°F
Zanzibar is a tropical archipelago made up of numerous small islands and two main large islands where the largest portion of the populace lives.
There are more than 25 pristine white sandy beaches on Zanzibar which, combined with its year round gorgeous weather, makes it a prime destination for those tourists looking to escape the cold and the snow of their homelands.
The average high temperature in Zanzibar during the day in March is around 28°C (82°F). It is extremely sunny and breezy at this time of the year.
The average night time lows tally up to around 24°C (75°F) which is the perfect weather for taking in the nightlife and strolling through the old town area or even for some evening swimming or diving.
The average temperature of the Indian Ocean around Zanzibar is 30°C (86°F).
Rainfall in March is slightly higher than the previous two months at 153mm or about 6 inches. The average relative humidity is surprisingly low at 66%. There will likely be five or six rainy days in the month and on average around 9 hours of sunshine per day.
For a 14 day forecast of the weather, click here.
March is a great month to visit Zanzibar and visitors will find that the locals are eager and willing to provide plenty of activities to keep everyone occupied. There are quite a few tour companies in Zanzibar and they cater to all kinds of tourists such as those looking for diving adventures and those looking for nature/safari type outings.
Aside from the many beaches, Zanzibar offers travellers a unique opportunity to examine some of the ancient ruins like the Mbweni site, Ngome Kongwe (The Old Fort), and the Hamamni Persian Baths, which gives visitors a look at how the Persian royalty of the past spent their leisure time.
There are also plenty of museums in the main area of Stone Town, including Beit al-Sahel, the Palace Museum.
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