Dodoma
Tanzania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

September weather forecast and climate
Dodoma, Tanzania

Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
The first month of the spring, September, is a hot month in Dodoma, Tanzania, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.5°C (86.9°F) and 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a hot 30.5°C (86.9°F). In Dodoma, the average low-temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Heat index

In September, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 32.2°C (90°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Dodoma, the average relative humidity in September is 52%.

Rainfall

June through September are months without rainfall in Dodoma.

Daylight

In Dodoma, Tanzania, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are August and September, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in September transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in September in Dodoma?

The average high-temperature, in September, is 30.5°C (86.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in September is estimated at 32.2°C (90°F).

What is the average humidity in September in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, the average relative humidity in September is 52%.

Does it rain in Dodoma in September?

In Dodoma, Tanzania, in September, it doesn't rain. In October, it rains.

What is the driest month in Dodoma?

June through September are months without rainfall in Dodoma, Tanzania.

What is the average length of the day in September in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, the average length of the day in September is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Dodoma?

August and September, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Dodoma.

How many hours of sunshine does Dodoma have in September?

The average sunshine in September in Dodoma is 9.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma?

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma.

What is the UV index reading in September in Dodoma?

In September, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in September: 30.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are May and June (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 16.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.9°C).

Average humidity in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in September: 52%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (51%).

Average rainfall in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in September: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (135mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in September: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.2 days).

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in September: 12.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 9.9h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in September - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in September: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).