Best time to Climb Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro offers a perfect balance of weather during January to mid-February when it's both cool and dry. From May through July, you may feel warm as the weather becomes drier and quite sunny. From August to September, you may feel warm but in high altitude you will face bitter cold. July - September was recently voted "the best time to climb Kilimanjaro".

Climb Kilimanjaro Guide – Month By Month:

May - October - You will feel warm but nights on high altitude of Kilimanjaro have bitter cold.
August - September - Is the Best Month to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro. However, you will face the highest traffic during these months.
November - December - Are the short rainy seasons.

Dry Season:

July - October - is the long dry season or high season. Kilimanjaro's success rate is highest at the beginning of this time. So, it is also known as the best time to climb Kilimanjaro. The price remains high during this time and you will face the highest traffic during this time.

Wet Season:

Mid-March - May is the heavy rainy season or also known as wet season. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro can be possible only on the Rongai Route during this time.
November - December - is the short rainy season.

Warm Season:

January - Mid-March is the warm season. During this time, the day time temperature remains quite warm but not much like the dry season. You will face less traffic this time. So, it is also known for the best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
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