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Kenya – Best time to go

Best time to visit Kenya

The best time to book your holiday in Kenya is from June to August.

From June to August the temperatures remain warm but comfortable during the day and cool at night.

Maximum Daytime Temperature - 25°C
Minimum Night Time Temperature – 6°C
Average Rainfall – 10mm per month
Average Daylight Hours – 10 hours

What’s the Weather Like in Kenya from June to August?

Kenya is a tropical climate and June is the start of the dry season. There’s low rainfall and humidity from June to August, but the temperature remains at a cosy 23°C before dropping down to a chilly 6°C at night. There’s also around 10 hours of sunlight each day, giving you plenty of time to explore.

Why Visit Kenya from June to August?

• The weather is ideal for game viewing and walking safaris
• The Mosquito numbers are much smaller
• Divers can enjoy the Sardine Run, where a million sardines make their way up the coast, attracting large numbers of predators
• June to August is the best time to see the Big Five
• Clear conditions are perfect for photographs
• Scarce water sources make for reliable wildlife sightings as animals congregate in smaller areas

Best times to visit

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Average weather in January

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
37mm
Nairobi
20ºC
74mm
Masai Mara
28ºC
82mm

Average weather in February

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
15mm
Nairobi
21ºC
49mm
Masai Mara
28ºC
95mm

Average weather in March

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
28ºC
49mm
Nairobi
21ºC
89mm
Masai Mara
28ºC
124mm

Average weather in April

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
124mm
Nairobi
20ºC
120mm
Masai Mara
27ºC
166mm

Average weather in May

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
238mm
Nairobi
19ºC
129mm
Masai Mara
26ºC
110mm

Average weather in June

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
85mm
Nairobi
18ºC
16mm
Masai Mara
26ºC
59mm

Average weather in July

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
61mm
Nairobi
17ºC
16mm
Masai Mara
25ºC
28mm

Average weather in August

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
60mm
Nairobi
17ºC
30mm
Masai Mara
26ºC
44mm

Average weather in September

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
25ºC
54mm
Nairobi
19ºC
21mm
Masai Mara
27ºC
52mm

Average weather in October

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
113mm
Nairobi
20ºC
36mm
Masai Mara
28ºC
56mm

Average weather in November

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
118mm
Nairobi
20ºC
151mm
Masai Mara
27ºC
100mm

Average weather in December

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
69mm
Nairobi
19ºC
79mm
Masai Mara
27ºC
111mm

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