Climate in Nairobi, Kenya

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Nairobi, Kenya.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Nairobi

SAT Oct 16
30°C | 17°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Oct 17
32°C | 15°C


MON Oct 18
30°C | 15°C


The best time of year to visit Nairobi in Kenya

Nairobi knows little differences in temperature year round. However it does have 2 wet seasons, one in spring and one in autumn. In winter (June, July) the temperatures are most comfortable and it's very dry. For Europeans it is a perfect summer holliday alternative.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The months of March, May, November and December have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is March with an average maximum temperature of 26°C (78°F).
  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 22°C (71°F).
  • April is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • July is the driest month.
  • January is the most sunny month.
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.