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WELCOME TO MT’ KILIMANJARO CLIMBING SEASON

While it is possible to hike Kilimanjaro all year round.
However; January, February, July, August, Septembe, October and November are considered to be the best months. The weather is ideal, and correspondingly they are the busiest months on Kili.
January through mid-March are the warmest months.
From the end of March to early May is consider rainy season.
July, August September, October and November are good months, but the temperature drops at night.
Following December, the short rainy season lasts from Dec’ through the beginning of January, where afternoon rains are common, but skies are clear in mornings and evenings.
Correspondingly, your chances of summiting also increase significantly with nice weather. Of course, the mountain gets more traffic during these periods as well. The table below has relative information’s, about the different season on the mountain and traffic season during the calendar months.

MONTH TEMPERATURE TRAFFIC SEASON
January Warm High
February Warm Medium
March Moderate Low
April Moderate Low
May Mild Low
June Mild Medium
July Cold High
August Cold High
September Cold High
October Cold High
November Moderate Medium
December Moderate Medium