Kenya climate guide

Temperature in Kenya (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
32°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Kenya (Mombasa)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Kenya (Mombasa)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Kenya (Mombasa)32
31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Kenya (Mombasa)31
29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kenya (Mombasa)29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Kenya (Mombasa)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Kenya (Mombasa)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Kenya (Mombasa)28
29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Kenya (Mombasa)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Kenya (Mombasa)29
31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Kenya (Mombasa)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Kenya (Mombasa)31
Min temperature (night-time)
23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Kenya (Mombasa)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Kenya (Mombasa)23
24°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Kenya (Mombasa)24
24°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Kenya (Mombasa)24
23°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Kenya (Mombasa)23
21°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Kenya (Mombasa)21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Kenya (Mombasa)21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Kenya (Mombasa)21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Kenya (Mombasa)21
22°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Kenya (Mombasa)22
23°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Kenya (Mombasa)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Kenya (Mombasa)23
Sea temperature
27°C sea temperature in January in Kenya (Mombasa)27
27°C sea temperature in February in Kenya (Mombasa)27
28°C sea temperature in March in Kenya (Mombasa)28
29°C sea temperature in April in Kenya (Mombasa)29
28°C sea temperature in May in Kenya (Mombasa)28
27°C sea temperature in June in Kenya (Mombasa)27
26°C sea temperature in July in Kenya (Mombasa)26
25°C sea temperature in August in Kenya (Mombasa)25
25°C sea temperature in September in Kenya (Mombasa)25
26°C sea temperature in October in Kenya (Mombasa)26
27°C sea temperature in November in Kenya (Mombasa)27
28°C sea temperature in December in Kenya (Mombasa)28

Sunshine & Daylight in Kenya

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
12 hours of daylight per day in January in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in June in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in July in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in December in Kenya (Mombasa)12

Rainfall in Kenya

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
5 days with some rainfall in January in Kenya (Mombasa)5
3 days with some rainfall in February in Kenya (Mombasa)3
7 days with some rainfall in March in Kenya (Mombasa)7
14 days with some rainfall in April in Kenya (Mombasa)14
19 days with some rainfall in May in Kenya (Mombasa)19
13 days with some rainfall in June in Kenya (Mombasa)13
14 days with some rainfall in July in Kenya (Mombasa)14
13 days with some rainfall in August in Kenya (Mombasa)13
12 days with some rainfall in September in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 days with some rainfall in October in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 days with some rainfall in November in Kenya (Mombasa)12
12 days with some rainfall in December in Kenya (Mombasa)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
29 mm monthly rainfall in January in Kenya (Mombasa)29
17 mm monthly rainfall in February in Kenya (Mombasa)17
58 mm monthly rainfall in March in Kenya (Mombasa)58
176 mm monthly rainfall in April in Kenya (Mombasa)176
275 mm monthly rainfall in May in Kenya (Mombasa)275
104 mm monthly rainfall in June in Kenya (Mombasa)104
83 mm monthly rainfall in July in Kenya (Mombasa)83
64 mm monthly rainfall in August in Kenya (Mombasa)64
66 mm monthly rainfall in September in Kenya (Mombasa)66
89 mm monthly rainfall in October in Kenya (Mombasa)89
96 mm monthly rainfall in November in Kenya (Mombasa)96
63 mm monthly rainfall in December in Kenya (Mombasa)63

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in May in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in June in Kenya (Mombasa)10
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in Kenya (Mombasa)10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Kenya (Mombasa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Kenya (Mombasa)11
Heat & Humidity
Very high heat & humidity in January in Kenya (Mombasa)VH
Very high heat & humidity in February in Kenya (Mombasa)VH
Very high heat & humidity in March in Kenya (Mombasa)VH
Very high heat & humidity in April in Kenya (Mombasa)VH
High heat & humidity in May in Kenya (Mombasa)H
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Kenya (Mombasa)M
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Kenya (Mombasa)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Kenya (Mombasa)M
Moderate heat & humidity in September in Kenya (Mombasa)M
High heat & humidity in October in Kenya (Mombasa)H
High heat & humidity in November in Kenya (Mombasa)H
Very high heat & humidity in December in Kenya (Mombasa)VH

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Kenya, represented by Mombasa, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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