Mbeya, Tanzania Climate

Weather: 13.66°C/56.59°F, Wind SW at 2.31 km/h, 69% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Mbeya Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1711.1 meters (5613.85 feet) above sea level, Mbeya has a Humid subtropical, dry winter climate (Classification: Cwa). The city’s yearly temperature is 19.05ºC (66.29ºF) and it is -5.17% lower than Tanzania’s averages. Mbeya typically receives about 284.8 millimeters (11.21 inches) of precipitation and has 184.92 rainy days (50.66% of the time) annually.

Country Tanzania
Longitude 33.4607744
Latitude -8.9094014
Attitude/Elevation 1711.1m (5613.85ft)
Local time Tuesday 21:02
Annual high temperature 22.91ºC (73.24ºF)
Annual low temperature 13.49ºC (56.28ºF)
Average annual precip. 284.8mm (11.21in)
Warmest month October (27.24ºC / 81.03ºF)
Coldest Month July (10.22ºC / 50.4ºF)
Wettest Month January (823.25mm / 32.41in)
Driest Month July (4.4mm / 0.17in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 184.92 days (50.66%)
Days with no rain 180.08 days (49.34%)
Humidity 77.7%

Climate Mbeya: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.0(80.6) 27.0(80.6) 26.0(78.8) 25.0(77.0) 25.0(77.0) 26.0(78.8) 28.0(82.4) 30.0(86.0) 31.0(87.8) 34.0(93.2) 31.0(87.8) 28.0(82.4) 34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F) 21.21(70.18) 21.73(71.11) 21.54(70.77) 21.23(70.21) 20.98(69.76) 20.7(69.26) 21.28(70.3) 23.87(74.97) 25.98(78.76) 27.24(81.03) 26.21(79.18) 22.91(73.24) 22.91(73.24)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.73(65.71) 19.01(66.22) 18.87(65.97) 18.27(64.89) 17.48(63.46) 16.45(61.61) 16.52(61.74) 18.63(65.53) 20.66(69.19) 22.23(72.01) 21.95(71.51) 19.81(67.66) 19.05(66.29)
Average low °C (°F) 14.88(58.78) 14.73(58.51) 14.74(58.53) 14.1(57.38) 12.8(55.04) 10.75(51.35) 10.22(50.4) 11.36(52.45) 12.83(55.09) 14.75(58.55) 15.44(59.79) 15.23(59.41) 13.49(56.28)
Record low °C (°F) 7.0(44.6) 7.0(44.6) 11.0(51.8) 10.0(50.0) 9.0(48.2) 7.0(44.6) 6.0(42.8) 8.0(46.4) 9.0(48.2) 11.0(51.8) 13.0(55.4) 12.0(53.6) 6.0(42.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 823.25(32.41) 740.72(29.16) 578.94(22.79) 177.78(7.0) 25.99(1.02) 7.65(0.3) 4.4(0.17) 5.8(0.23) 9.26(0.36) 54.02(2.13) 222.61(8.76) 767.23(30.21) 284.8(11.21)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 30.91 27.73 30.09 21.91 8.09 1.64 0.55 1.09 1.73 10.45 20.91 29.82 15.41
Average relative humidity (%) 89.24 88.46 90.4 90.29 86.37 80.61 74.96 65.99 58.6 57.83 66.39 83.25 77.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 9.88 10.02 9.75 9.98 10.72 11.23 11.2 11.53 11.51 11.43 11.17 10.37 10.73

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Mbeya in recent years.

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Mbeya Temperature by Month

October
22.23°C | 72.01°F
November
21.95°C | 71.51°F
September
20.66°C | 69.19°F
December
19.81°C | 67.66°F
February
19.01°C | 66.22°F
March
18.87°C | 65.97°F
January
18.73°C | 65.71°F
August
18.63°C | 65.53°F
April
18.27°C | 64.89°F
May
17.48°C | 63.46°F
July
16.52°C | 61.74°F
June
16.45°C | 61.61°F

Historical Data

Summary
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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 23.0°C (73.4°F) 20.21°C (68.38°F) 17.0°C (62.6°F)
Avg Temperature 20.0°C (68.0°F) 18.04°C (64.47°F) 16.0°C (60.8°F)
Min Temperature 16.0°C (60.8°F) 14.36°C (57.85°F) 13.0°C (55.4°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 17.0°C (62.6°F) 15.61°C (60.1°F) 15.0°C (59.0°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 74.4mm | 2.93in 23.15mm | 0.91in 2.2mm | 0.09in 648.1mm | 25.52in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 13.0kmh | 8.08mph 7.0kmh | 4.35mph 4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind 20.0kmh | 12.43mph 11.18kmh | 6.95mph 6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 74.4mb 23.15mb 2.2mb
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Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
February ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2011-02-01 18 | 64.4 16 | 60.8 93 7 | 4.35 29.88 | 1012 9.8 | 0.39
2011-02-02 16 | 60.8 15 | 59.0 97 5 | 3.11 29.91 | 1013 74.4 | 2.93
2011-02-03 18 | 64.4 16 | 60.8 95 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 10.1 | 0.4
2011-02-04 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 93 9 | 5.59 29.88 | 1012 5.4 | 0.21
2011-02-05 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 91 8 | 4.97 29.88 | 1012 17.9 | 0.7
2011-02-06 18 | 64.4 15 | 59.0 90 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 26.2 | 1.03
2011-02-07 18 | 64.4 16 | 60.8 93 5 | 3.11 29.85 | 1011 19.1 | 0.75
2011-02-08 17 | 62.6 16 | 60.8 96 5 | 3.11 29.88 | 1012 24.3 | 0.96
2011-02-09 17 | 62.6 15 | 59.0 92 8 | 4.97 29.85 | 1011 6.1 | 0.24
2011-02-10 17 | 62.6 15 | 59.0 91 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 6.9 | 0.27
2011-02-11 19 | 66.2 15 | 59.0 86 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 2.2 | 0.09
2011-02-12 18 | 64.4 17 | 62.6 96 9 | 5.59 29.85 | 1011 11.2 | 0.44
2011-02-13 16 | 60.8 15 | 59.0 95 13 | 8.08 29.91 | 1013 12.2 | 0.48
2011-02-14 17 | 62.6 15 | 59.0 94 10 | 6.21 29.88 | 1012 7.6 | 0.3
2011-02-15 18 | 64.4 15 | 59.0 90 9 | 5.59 29.85 | 1011 21.3 | 0.84
2011-02-16 18 | 64.4 15 | 59.0 92 10 | 6.21 29.85 | 1011 12.7 | 0.5
2011-02-17 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 90 10 | 6.21 29.83 | 1010 31.6 | 1.24
2011-02-18 20 | 68.0 16 | 60.8 89 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 19.9 | 0.78
2011-02-19 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 92 6 | 3.73 29.85 | 1011 32.6 | 1.28
2011-02-20 17 | 62.6 16 | 60.8 96 4 | 2.49 29.91 | 1013 62.9 | 2.48
2011-02-21 16 | 60.8 15 | 59.0 95 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 32.4 | 1.28
2011-02-22 19 | 66.2 15 | 59.0 89 4 | 2.49 29.88 | 1012 9.2 | 0.36
2011-02-23 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 87 8 | 4.97 29.88 | 1012 4.9 | 0.19
2011-02-24 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 91 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 19.5 | 0.77
2011-02-25 19 | 66.2 15 | 59.0 89 4 | 2.49 29.85 | 1011 46.6 | 1.83
2011-02-26 18 | 64.4 16 | 60.8 91 4 | 2.49 29.83 | 1010 44.2 | 1.74
2011-02-27 19 | 66.2 16 | 60.8 89 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 20.4 | 0.8
2011-02-28 18 | 64.4 16 | 60.8 93 4 | 2.49 29.88 | 1012 56.5 | 2.22

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