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weather in March April

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weather in March April

We are looking to book a holiday for the end of March/beginning of April. We have been recommended to go to Pongwe beach but have also been told that April is the rainy season. Any experiences?

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1. Re: weather in March April

Seasons vary here by describing the rains. Thus a rainy season is one which does have rain. However, it is not monsoonal rains, it will rain for a short while then clear up and be sunny. I wouldn't be put off by this.

Having said this, who can predict the weather anywhere.

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My Hubby and I went to Pongwe Beach this year in March which was the rainy season, we stayed 6 days and had 1 day of rain, and not even an all day rain, so don,t let that put you off, that said who can predict the rain?? We had and awesome time

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3. Re: weather in March April

Hi Karl

Can we expect much wind in March? We were in Zanzibar in Feb last year and had two very windy days - is this normal?


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4. Re: weather in March April

Zanzibar is affected by the trade or monsoon winds, which blow from the north-east for part of the year, and then reverses for another part of the year.

So, depending on the time of year, and direction of wind, some parts of the island will be getting onshore breezes, and others will be sheltered, and vice-versa when the wind reverses.

By googling 'wind direction zanzibar', I found this pretty diagram which will keep me amused for hours.....


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