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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kitama, Tanzania

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kitama...

Kitama is a coastal city in Tanzania. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 16232 people. The water temperature around Kitama changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.3°C (77.5°F) in June up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Kitama is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Kitama?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Kitama is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Kitama. The closest decent spot is Coco beach, which is 274.4km (170.5miles) away from Kitama. Click here to check out more information on Coco beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Nungwi, which is roughly 346.6km (215.3miles) away from Kitama. Another surfspot is Nungwi, located 346.6km (215.3miles) from Kitama.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Kitama?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Kitama. A beach that might be worth checking out is Diani Beach, which is 444.9km (276.3miles) away from Kitama. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tiwi Beach, 448.1km (278.3miles) away from Kitama.

What wetsuit do I need for Kitama?

The average water temperature around Kitama is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kitama. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kitama can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kitama?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Kitama are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kitama: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kitama...

Do you know what the the city Asamboka in Indonesia, the city Lercara Friddi in Italy, and Maimon Basin have in common with Kitama? Click on the links to find out...