Average Weather during August in Nairobi, Kenya

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Nairobi in August is 9.0°C (48.2°F). August is a dry month with an average of 24mm (0.9in) rain. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.0°C (71.6°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 127 hours of sunshine during the whole month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Nairobi.


So what to wear in August? For visitors traveling to Nairobi we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 9 °C
Max Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 24mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 127

Where to stay in Nairobi

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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