Map of Pemba in Mozambique

Pemba Climate

Pemba is a city within Mozambique (but not the capital city).

Best time to visit Pemba

Some say that the best time of year to visit Pemba is when average temperatures are comfortable. If they were asked to define comfortable, then they might say that was between 20°C (68.0 in °F) and 30°C (86.0 in °F). This, fortunately, is throughout the year, which will make it easy for you to find a time to plan a visit! This also means it's ideal for many activities.


The warmest time of year in Pemba is in December when it is 27.15°C / 80.9°F on average. However, going by the maximum temperatures, the warmest month is February at 30.9°C / 87.6°F. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Pemba is in July when it is 22.95°C / 73.3°F on average, but could get down to 18.2°C / 73.3°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 12 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Pemba Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Pemba which resides in Mozambique.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C272726.826.224.923.4522.9523.724.2525.5526.727.15
Max Temperature in °C30.830.930.830.429.528.327.727.828.729.530.430.8
Min Temperature in °C23.223.122.82220.318.618.219.619.821.62323.5

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F80.680.680.279.276.874.273.374.775.778.080.180.9
Max Temperature in °F87.487.687.486.785.182.981.982.083.785.186.787.4
Min Temperature in °F73.873.673.071.668.565.564.867.367.670.973.474.3

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Pemba throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM146.4156202.212232.41511.37.92.211.341.6124.5
Total rainfall in Inches5.86.18.04.81.30.60.40.30.10.41.64.9
Total number of rainy days1110.412.69.43.22.41.61.20.61.53.68.4
Chances of rain35.5%37.1%40.6%31.3%10.3%8.0%5.2%3.9%2.0%4.8%12.0%27.1%

Pemba Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Pemba. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Pemba Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Pemba with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Pemba Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches