Zanzibar experiences ideal holiday weather for most of the year. The heat of summer is often tempered by pleasant sea breezes. Being near the equator, the islands are warm all year round, with December to March being the hottest and June to September the coolest time.

Zanzibar is blessed with an average of 7-8 hours of sunshine daily.
The long rains are during April and May, although it doesn’t usually rain every day.
The short rains fall in October/November, the showers are mostly short and intermittent.