"Msimu wa vuli"
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Indeed, check this out, according to vf-tropi.com. Tanzania's Masika and Vuli Rains Defined
Tanzania has two major agroclimatic areas - the unimodal and the bimodal rainfall areas. The bimodal area has a short-rains minor cropping season, known as vuli, with planting around October/November and harvesting in late January/February; and a main, long-rains season, called masika, following immediately the vuli season, with planting in late February/March and harvesting in July/August. The bimodal areas extend over the northern and north-eastern regions, including Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Moshi, Tanga, as well as Kigoma, Kagera, Mwanza, Mara and parts of Morogoro, Mbeya, Dar es Salaam and Coast. Elsewhere in the country, i.e. the central and southern regions, rainfall is unimodal, with planting starting around November and harvesting taking place from May to July. In some regions, the unimodal or "seasonal rains" are also referred to as masika.
Duo Swahili is a bit misleading when it makes direct word-for-word comparisons between the seasons in tropical East Africa and the seasons in a temperate zone. Even native English speakers who live in East Africa don't refer to the local seasons as "spring, summer, fall/autumn, winter", as far as my experience goes. I suggest sticking to "dry season, long rainy season, cool/cold season, short rainy season". And there should be flexibility in these phrases, so that, e.g., "season of long rains", "long-rains season" "the long rains", etc. are also accepted as correct.