Kenya: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the very best time to visit Kenya from average weather conditions in many locations like Lodwar or Mombasa below.

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When is the best time to go to Kenya?

When is the best time to go to Kenya? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Kenya, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Nairobi are January, February, March, July, August, September, October and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Nairobi are January, February, March, April, September and October
  • The rainiest months in this city are April and May
  • Lodwar is the city with the best climate, with good weather 12 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Mombasa are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Kenya for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Kenya in january
tolerable to perfect* Kenya in february
tolerable to good* Kenya in march
tolerable to good* Kenya in april
tolerable to good* Kenya in may
tolerable to perfect* Kenya in june
tolerable to good* Kenya in july
tolerable to perfect* Kenya in august
tolerable to perfect* Kenya in september
tolerable to good* Kenya in october
tolerable to good* Kenya in november
bad to perfect* Kenya in december

When to go to Kenya by city

Nairobi

Best time to go to Nairobi

The best months to go to Nairobi are january, february, march, july, august, september, october and december.

Mombasa

Best time to go to Mombasa

The best months to go to Mombasa are january and february.

Eldoret

Best time to go to Eldoret

The best months to go to Eldoret are january, february, march, november and december.

Kisumu

Best time to go to Kisumu

The best months to go to Kisumu are january, february, march and december.

Lodwar

Best time to go to Lodwar

The best months to go to Lodwar are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Climate and Weather in Kenya

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Temperatures and rainfall in Kenya

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Kenya and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu and Lodwar, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Kenya

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cities in Kenya

About Kenya

What can I do in Kenya?

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Is this weather information for Kenya reliable?

Climate data for Kenya has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Kenya allows us to determine the average for each month in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Lodwar, Malindi, Nakuru, Chuka, and 11 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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