Kenya

Best time to visit, climate and weather 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 pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kenya is 29° in march and the lowest is 24° in may.

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 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Kenya

Climate data from: Nairobi
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
27° 28° 29° 26° 24° 24° 24° 24° 26° 27° 25° 26°
MM
rain
19 mm 28 mm 41 mm 92 mm 70 mm 51 mm 32 mm 30 mm 28 mm 42 mm 57 mm 41 mm
Holiday Kenya

Holiday Kenya

Hotels and apartments in Kenya

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Climate Kenya

Climate Kenya

Climate Kenya per Month
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Kenya there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate and hot semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for 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
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
27° 28° 29° 26° 24° 24° 24° 24° 26° 27° 25° 26°
Night
min °C
13° 14° 15° 15° 14° 13° 12° 13° 14° 15° 15° 14°
MM
rain
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
Wind force
in Bft
2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5
 

Climate Kenya january

On average, it is maximum 27° in january in 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 Kenya february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in 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 Kenya march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in 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 Kenya april

On average, it is maximum 26° in april in 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 Kenya may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in 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 Kenya june

On average, it is maximum 24° in june in 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 Kenya july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in 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 Kenya august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in 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 Kenya september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in 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 Kenya october

On average, it is maximum 27° in october in 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 Kenya november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in 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 Kenya december

On average, it is maximum 26° in december in 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 22° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 21° 21° 20° 20° 22° 20° 19°
Min (°C) 14° 14° 15° 13° 15° 15° 15°
Rainfall (mm) 6.9
mm
5.8
mm
5.5
mm
6.3
mm
7.1
mm
11.3
mm
6.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 60% 55% 50% 55% 60% 70% 55%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 3 4 4 3 3

Weather forecast next week
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Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
Mo
3 Jun
Tu
4 Jun
We
5 Jun
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Bewolkt Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 21° 20° 23° 21° 19° 20° 22°
Min (°C) 15° 15° 15° 15° 15° 14° 15°
Rainfall (mm) 7.8
mm
9.9
mm
1.2
mm
5.1
mm
13.2
mm
9.8
mm
4.6
mm
Rainfall (%) 60% 65% 20% 50% 75% 65% 50%
UV-index
UV-index 3 4 3 2 2 2 3
About Kenya

About Kenya

Kenya is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Nairobi. The total surface is 580.367 km² with 536 km of coastline and the population consists of 49.699.862 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Kenya you have to use +254 or 00254 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2545012457809 or 002545012457809.

Kenya is in a straight line at 6.745 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 9 hour and 20 min.

Time difference Kenya

Time difference Kenya

In Kenya it is now 22:49 o’clock in the evening on thursday 23 may 2019. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Kenya is Africa/Nairobi and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Kenya

Currency Kenya

In Kenya the Keniaanse shilling is used to pay.

Exchange rate Keniaanse shilling op 23 may 2019

1 Keniaanse shilling = € 0,01 euro
100 Keniaanse shilling = € 0,87 euro

1 euro = 115,31 Keniaanse shilling
100 euro = 11.530,55 Keniaanse shilling

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations Kenya

Vaccinations Kenya

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Kenya.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)