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

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

Mbumi is a coastal city in Tanzania. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4305 people. The water temperature around Mbumi varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.3°C (77.6°F) in September up to 29.6°C (85.2°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Mbumi 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 Mbumi?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Mbumi is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Mbumi. The closest decent spot is Coco beach, which is just 78.6km (50.2miles) away from Mbumi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Coco beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mbumi are Sea Cliff, which is ca 80.8km (50.2miles) away, and Nungwi, located approximately 151.2km (93.9miles) from Mbumi.

Are there beaches located close to Mbumi?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Mbumi. The next good one is Diani Beach, which is more than 252km (156.5miles) away from Mbumi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tiwi Beach, which is 255.3km (158.6miles) away from Mbumi.

What wetsuit is needed for Mbumi?

The average water temperature around Mbumi is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Mbumi. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Mbumi can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mbumi?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mbumi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mbumi...

Do you know what the the city Salamina in Greece, the island Birch Hill in United States, and the city Parekklisha in Cyprus have in common with Mbumi? Click on the links to find out...