Sea Temperature

Dar es Salaam Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2019

27.8°C / 82°F

Current weather

28°C / 82°F
(few clouds)

Partly cloudy

7 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Dar es Salaam water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Dar es Salaam
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 27.3 27.5 28.3 27.6 27.4 25.8 25.3 24.8 25.1 25.2 26.4 27.2
Max °C 29.7 29.3 30.1 30.8 29.1 28 26.7 26.4 26.8 28.1 29.4 29.9
Min °F 82.1 82.2 83.7 83 82 79.3 78.1 77.3 77.8 78.5 80.7 82
Max °F 84.5 84 85.5 86.2 83.7 81.5 79.5 78.9 79.5 81.4 83.7 84.7

7 day tide forecast for Dar es Salaam

  • High 12:24am
  • Low 07:06am
  • High 01:05pm
  • Low 06:57pm
  • High 01:34am
  • Low 08:10am
  • High 02:13pm
  • Low 08:00pm
  • High 02:30am
  • Low 09:01am
  • High 03:05pm
  • Low 08:53pm
  • High 03:19am
  • Low 09:45am
  • High 03:51pm
  • Low 09:41pm
  • High 04:04am
  • Low 10:26am
  • High 04:34pm
  • Low 10:25pm
  • High 04:47am
  • Low 11:06am
  • High 05:16pm
  • Low 11:09pm
  • High 05:30am
  • Low 11:46am
  • High 05:58pm
  • Low 11:53pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average January sea temperatures

  • Max: 29.7°C / 85.5°F
  • Avg: 28.5°C / 83.3°F
  • Min: 27.3°C / 81.1°F
Dar es Salaam average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Dar es Salaam are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Dar es Salaam (-6.823490, 39.269510)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Dar es Salaam are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salam, Dar es Salamas, Dar es Salám, Dar es-Salaam, Dar-ehs-Salam, Dar-es-Salaam, Daresalamo, Daressalam, Dār es Salām, Ntontoma, da lei si sa la mu, daleueseusallam, dar alslam, daruesusaramu, Ντοντόμα, Дар ес Салам, Дар-ес-Салаам, Дар-эс-Салам, דאר א-סלאם, دار السلام, ダルエスサラーム, 达累斯萨拉姆, 다르에스살람

Dar es Salaam average sea temperature chart