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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.

What is the flight time to Kenya from the UK?

The flight time to Kenya from the UK is typically 8.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Kenya and the UK?

The time difference between Kenya and the UK is GMT+3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Kenya?

The main languages spoken in Kenya are Swahili and English.

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What is the currency in Kenya?

The currency in Kenya is the Kenyan Shilling (KES).

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Which plugs are used in Kenya?

Kenya uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Kenya?

They drive on the left side of the road in Kenya.

Do you need a visa for Kenya?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Kenya.

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Compare Nairobi weather with the USA

Below the Nairobi weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Nairobi, Kenya and the USA (Washington).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Nairobi, Kenya
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