In August, the weather is as close to perfect as one could wish for when visiting Tanzania. Cool in the mornings and evenings (bring a warm jacket!), warm in the daytime, and dry all month long, skies are clear and sunny most days in August allowing for prime game viewing.
While the weather is ideal for safaris, hiking, or mountain climbing, there are always pros and cons to each weather pattern. Due to the dryness, dust can be kicked up, hazing the view of the majestic landscapes. Similarly, there may be small wildfires that sweep through grasslands as part of the natural ecosystem