Best Time To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed all year round, but what is the best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? Usually, the main tourist seasons are from July to October, then from December to February. These months coincide with the dry season in Tanzania. Many people visit in December.

The Weather OnKilimanjaro - Best Time To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

  • April - June

The prime rainy season keeps going from the finish of March through to mid-June. As somewhere else on the planet, when precisely it downpours and when it stops is difficult to foresee. It's the hottest time in Tanzania.

  • June - August

The rain continuously reduces, so do the temperatures on Kilimanjaro. The climate on Kilimanjaro is genuinely dry and clear yet the evenings will be severely chilly. June is calm.

  • August - October

August and considerably more so September is the pinnacle climbing season on Kilimanjaro. The climate is great with many sunny mornings and hotter than in June/July. You may, in any case, get mists covering the woodland/moorland zone.

  • October/November

The climate on Kilimanjaro turns out to be more unsteady and the quantity of climbers drops. As in every tropical district of the world, the wetter time reports itself with evening mists and infrequent rainstorms.

  • November/December

November is the little blustery season, and the rain keeps going into mid-December. The temperatures have dropped and the rain brings with it all the hazards, not the best time to climb Kilimanjaro.

  • December/January

For about a month and a half around Christmas and New Year are the second pinnacle climbing season on Kilimanjaro. Movement is to a great degree, in spite of a good chance of rainfall and thick mists in the lower areas.

  • January-March

Mid-January to mid-March is likewise a decent time to climb Kilimanjaro. The climate is rational, not very chilly, not very wet, and there aren't the same number of climbers. The days are for the most part dry, perfectly clear with few veils of mist and infrequent brief showers. Note that the climate is capricious so these eras will shift from year to year and this month to month guide will help you know the best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

heading bg

Kilimanjaro Climbing Guide


We accept Online Payment

Customised African Safari Experience

With Tailor Made Tour

tailor-made-home BOOK NOW

Still searching for that perfect trip?

Get weekly inspiration delivered right to your inbox!