Climate in Mtwara

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 3 measuring stations in Mtwara.
Weather stations at an altitude above 850m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Mtwara
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, November is the sunniest month in country part Mtwara. In February the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Mtwara
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 16 rainy days, March offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Mtwara
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.23 mm, the least rain falls in July. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Mtwara

Most important cities in the country part »Mtwara«

The country part has a west-east extension of about 210 km and over 120 km from north to south.

Mtwara96,60210° 16' 0"S40° 10' 60"E
Newala Kisimani38,09910° 56' 60"S39° 16' 60"E
Masasi36,03210° 43' 0"S38° 47' 60"E
Lukuledi29,69910° 34' 0"S38° 47' 60"E
Luchingu25,14510° 54' 0"S39° 19' 60"E
Nangomba23,02810° 54' 0"S38° 30' 0"E
Nanyamba19,55510° 40' 60"S39° 49' 60"E
Nanganga17,46810° 22' 60"S39° 8' 60"E
Tandahimba17,04110° 45' 0"S39° 37' 60"E
Kitama16,23210° 43' 0"S39° 43' 60"E
Mahuta13,54810° 52' 0"S39° 27' 0"E
Nanhyanga13,51910° 48' 0"S39° 32' 60"E
Chiungutwa12,76410° 52' 60"S38° 58' 60"E
Madimba12,50710° 24' 0"S40° 19' 60"E
Namikupa11,73310° 49' 60"S39° 36' 0"E
Namalenga11,20410° 56' 60"S39° 6' 0"E
Kitangari10,95610° 39' 0"S39° 19' 60"E
Masuguru7,94611° 22' 0"S38° 25' 0"E
Lulindi7,80710° 49' 0"S39° 7' 60"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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