Weather in February in Kenya

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in February in Kenya. Is this month a good time to go to Kenya? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Kenya in February?

The weather in Kenya in February ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

February has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Marsabit with 25°C (77°F) to very warm temperatures in Garissa with 37°C (99°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C (73°F) in Garissa and 15°C (59°F) in Marsabit. It is one of the warmest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from low in Garissa with 6mm (0.2inch) rainfall to moderate in Marsabit with 60mm (2.4inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 266 hours of sunshine in Nairobi during the whole month.

Where to go in Kenya in February

Find the average weather conditions in February for the most popular destinations in Kenya on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Kenya

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Kenya?

Average weather in Nairobi

In February Nairobi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (56°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Nairobi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
27°C / 81°F 
13°C / 55°F 
288 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
13°C / 56°F 
266 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
4 days 
March   >> March
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
14°C / 57°F 
267 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Nairobi

Average weather in Diani Beach

In February Diani Beach generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Diani Beach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
33°C / 92°F 
22°C / 72°F 
272 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
4 days 
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 73°F 
254 hours 
13mm / 0.5inch 
1 day 
March   >> March
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Diani Beach

Average weather in Malindi

In February Malindi generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Malindi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
24°C / 74°F 
10mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
18mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
March   >> March
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
36mm / 1.4inch 
3 days 
Climate in Malindi

Average weather in Watamu

In February Watamu generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Watamu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
24°C / 74°F 
10mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
18mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
March   >> March
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
36mm / 1.4inch 
3 days 
Climate in Watamu

Average weather in Mombasa

In February Mombasa generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Mombasa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
33°C / 92°F 
22°C / 72°F 
272 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
4 days 
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 73°F 
254 hours 
13mm / 0.5inch 
1 day 
March   >> March
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Mombasa

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Is February the best time to go to Kenya?

In our opinion February is one of the best times to visit Kenya with commonly perfect weather in Nairobi.

On average the best time to visit Kenya is in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October and December with generally perfect weather in Nairobi. The worst months are April, May and November that can have pleasant weather conditions.

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