Best time to visit, weather and climate Kenya
Best time to visit Kenya

Best time to visit Kenya

The best time to visit Kenya is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kenya is 32°C in march and the lowest is 27°C in july. The water temperature is between 26°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Kenya is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Kenya is an 9,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Kenya has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Kenya or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Southeast Kenya per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
21
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13
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24
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20
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20
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5
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5
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6
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9
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27
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17
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39
mm

Climate Central Kenya per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 27°C 27°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
19
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28
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41
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92
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70
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51
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32
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30
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28
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42
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57
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41
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Climate Kenya

Climate Kenya

Click on a region of Kenya to view the climate:

Climate Southeast Kenya per Month

Climate Southeast Kenya per Month

Southeast Kenya has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for Southeast Kenya is 30° degrees and there is about 208 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 151 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
Night 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C
Water 28°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 29°C 29°C
Precip 21
mm
13
mm
24
mm
20
mm
20
mm
5
mm
5
mm
6
mm
9
mm
27
mm
17
mm
39
mm
Rain
days
10 8 15 17 15 8 8 9 9 11 15 20
Dry
days
21 20 16 13 16 22 23 22 21 20 15 11
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 8 9 9 9 9 9 11 9
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7
Climate data from: Diani Beach


Climate Southeast Kenya january

On average, it is maximum 31° in january in Southeast Kenya and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya february

On average, it is maximum 31° in february in Southeast Kenya and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya march

On average, it is maximum 32° in march in Southeast Kenya and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Southeast Kenya and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya may

On average, it is maximum 29° in may in Southeast Kenya and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Southeast Kenya and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In june there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Southeast Kenya and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In july there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Southeast Kenya and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In august there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya september

On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Southeast Kenya and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Southeast Kenya and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Southeast Kenya and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Southeast Kenya december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Southeast Kenya and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In december there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya per Month

Climate Central Kenya per Month

Central Kenya has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for Central Kenya is 24° degrees and there is about 531 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 97 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 27°C 27°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Night 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 14°C
Precip 19
mm
28
mm
41
mm
92
mm
70
mm
51
mm
32
mm
30
mm
28
mm
42
mm
57
mm
41
mm
Rain
days
11 12 18 26 27 22 18 16 16 22 25 19
Dry
days
20 16 13 4 4 8 13 15 14 9 5 12
Sun hours
per day
10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5
Climate data from: Nairobi


Climate Central Kenya january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Central Kenya and at least around 13° degrees. In january there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Central Kenya and at least around 14° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Central Kenya and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in Central Kenya and at least around 15° degrees. In april there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Central Kenya and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in Central Kenya and at least around 13° degrees. In june there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Central Kenya and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya august

On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Central Kenya and at least around 13° degrees. In august there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Central Kenya and at least around 14° degrees. In september there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya october

On average, it is maximum 25° in october in Central Kenya and at least around 15° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Central Kenya and at least around 15° degrees. In november there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 57 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Kenya.

Climate Central Kenya december

On average, it is maximum 24° in december in Central Kenya and at least around 14° degrees. In december there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Kenya.

14 day weather forecast Kenya

14 day weather forecast Kenya

The weather for Nairobi in Kenya will be 21° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Kenya is based on the weather in Nairobi.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
7 Jul
Bewolkt 21°C 15°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 0
We
8 Jul
Bewolkt 21°C 14°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 3
Th
9 Jul
Bewolkt 22°C 13°C 2.7 mm 45% 3m/s 3
Fr
10 Jul
Bewolkt 21°C 14°C 3.1 mm 50% 4m/s 5
Sa
11 Jul
Bewolkt 23°C 14°C 0.4 mm 10% 3m/s 4
Su
12 Jul
Bewolkt 22°C 13°C 3.8 mm 55% 2m/s 3
Mo
13 Jul
Bewolkt 21°C 14°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
14 Jul
Bewolkt 17°C 12°C 0.2 mm 15% 1m/s 3
We
15 Jul
Bewolkt 23°C 11°C 0.2 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Th
16 Jul
Bewolkt 19°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Fr
17 Jul
Bewolkt 20°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Sa
18 Jul
Broken wolken 21°C 11°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Su
19 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 23°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4
Mo
20 Jul
Bewolkt 23°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
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Exchange rate Kenyan shilling (KES) 7 july 2020

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