Best time to visit Nairobi

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When is the best time to visit Nairobi?

The best time to visit Nairobi is January and February based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Nairobi25
    Jan
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Nairobi26
    Feb
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Nairobi26
    Mar
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Nairobi24
    Apr
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nairobi23
    May
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Nairobi22
    Jun
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Nairobi21
    Jul
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Nairobi21
    Aug
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Nairobi24
    Sep
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Nairobi25
    Oct
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Nairobi23
    Nov
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Nairobi24
    Dec

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The weather guide for Kenya (Nairobi) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Nairobi?

The hottest time of year in Nairobi is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 26°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Nairobi?

In terms of rainfall, April is usually the wettest month in Nairobi with 244mm on average. There are normally 20 days in April with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Nairobi?

The sunniest time of year in Nairobi is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 75% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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