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The long dry season lasts throughout June, July, August, September and October is when rainfall is unusual, even on the islands. Temperatures vary hugely with altitude and location, but it's usually a fine, clear sky and sunny weather – it's a great time to visit Tanzania. During November and December there's another rainy season: the 'short rains'. These are much lighter than the main rains and less reliable.
If it has rained during the short rains, then it normally dries up for a few months, January and February, which is Tanzania's 'short dry season', before starting to rain again in earnest in March.
Dry Season ( daily range ): June, July, August, September & October (20º - 30ºC / 68º - 86ºF)
Wet Season ( daily range ): November, December, January, February, March, April, May - Temperature are consistenty hot, a bit or below 30ºC / 86ºF, It's colder above 1,300 mt / 4265ft.