The climate of Ngorongoro crater (Tanzania)
The Ngorongoro crater is situated in the Serengeti National Park in
the northern part of Tanzania. It is one of the largest calderas in
the world. Ngorongoro is a conservation area and a Unesco preservation
site. Many large African animal species live here. Among them are:
zebras, wildebeest, black rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards and
hippos. On the edges of this crater campsites and lodges can be found
which makes it very popular among tourists. According to several
sources the Ngorongoro crater is among the 10 most beautiful spots in
the world. The Ngorongoro crater has a tropical savannah climate with
a distinct wet and a distinct dry period. Most rain falls from
November till May. During the rest of the year precipitation figures
are much lower. Because of the altitude at which the crater is
situated it is much cooler here than in other parts of Tanzania.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Ngorongoro crater
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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