All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Pemba

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Pemba. The trend over the last two weeks, daily averages, and precise forecast of the water temperature changes. Gain a deeper understanding of seasonal dynamics with monthly statistical analyses covering recent years.
Sea temperature in Pemba now



May 18, 18:45











Day Length:

11 h. 29 min.

Pemba in May







Sea water temperature in Pemba today

As of now, in Pemba, the water temperature is 83.5°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is considered highly warm and would be enjoyable for everyone. At this temperature, you can comfortably engage in water-based activities for extended periods without experiencing discomfort. Today's reading is 1.2°F higher than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. The sea temperature remains approximately unchanged from yesterday. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature slightly varies from the average of the past two weeks. It is also close to the historical maximum temperature for this date. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 82.9°F on 2018, while the historical minimum was 81.4°F on 2021.

Observations from the last two weeks indicate that the water temperature was in proximity to the highest values recorded on those days in the past. Over the next week, the forecast shows a steady trend, with temperatures staying close to the average of 83.3°F. Both minimum and maximum temperatures expected to be close to the average, offering a week of stable water conditions.

Daily water temperature in Pemba

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 4 83.8°F 83.0°F 83.3°F
May 5 83.6°F 82.6°F 83.1°F
May 6 83.6°F 82.6°F 83.1°F
May 7 83.8°F 82.9°F 83.0°F
May 8 83.2°F 83.0°F 82.8°F
May 9 83.5°F 82.9°F 82.7°F
May 10 83.4°F 82.6°F 82.6°F
May 11 83.3°F 82.8°F 82.5°F
May 12 83.2°F 82.8°F 82.4°F
May 13 83.1°F 83.0°F 82.3°F
May 14 83.1°F 82.9°F 82.3°F
May 15 83.2°F 83.0°F 82.5°F
May 16 83.1°F 83.0°F 82.4°F
May 17 83.9°F 83.1°F 82.5°F
May 18 83.5°F 82.8°F 82.3°F
May 19 83.4°F 82.4°F 82.2°F
May 20 83.4°F 82.8°F 82.2°F
May 21 83.2°F 83.0°F 82.0°F
May 22 83.3°F 82.8°F 82.1°F
May 23 83.2°F 83.0°F 82.0°F
May 24 83.2°F 82.8°F 82.0°F
May 25 83.2°F 83.0°F 82.0°F

* actual - actual temperature values

** forecast - projected values for the next week

Real-time coastal temperatures could deviate by several degrees from the provided readings. These deviations often become evident following intense rainfall or strong winds.

Our forecasting methodology leverages a mathematical model, that uses current water and weather conditions, historical records, wind intensity and direction.

Sea water temperature in Pemba by month

In Pemba, the water temperature is comfortable for swimming all year round.
The warmest water in Pemba was recorded on March 13, 2016, reaching a 87.1°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on July 31, 2022, dipping to 76.7°F. The average readings by season are 83.9°F in Winter, 83.9°F in Spring, 79.1°F in Summer, and 80.4°F in Autumn.