Weather in July in Kenya

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in July 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 July?

The weather in Kenya in July ranges from pleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

July has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Eldoret with 22°C (71°F) to very warm temperatures in Garissa with 33°C (91°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 21°C (70°F) in Garissa and 10°C (49°F) in Eldoret. It is one of the coldest months of the year.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Mandera with 0mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Eldoret with 180mm (7.1inch) rainfall. July is the driest month of the year. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 130 hours of sunshine in Nairobi during the whole month.

Where to go in Kenya in July

Find the average weather conditions in July 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 July for the 5 most popular destinations in Kenya?

Average weather in Nairobi

In July Nairobi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (53°F) and low 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
<<   June June
<<  
24°C / 74°F 
12°C / 54°F 
159 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
5 days 
23°C / 73°F 
12°C / 53°F 
130 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
5 days 
August   >> August
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
12°C / 53°F 
127 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
5 days 
Climate in Nairobi

Average weather in Diani Beach

In July Diani Beach generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (67°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   June June
<<  
30°C / 85°F 
20°C / 68°F 
209 hours 
91mm / 3.6inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 67°F 
212 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
11 days 
August   >> August
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 67°F 
248 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
8 days 
Climate in Diani Beach

Average weather in Malindi

In July Malindi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high 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
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
156mm / 6.1inch 
12 days 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
93mm / 3.7inch 
12 days 
August   >> August
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
66mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
Climate in Malindi

Average weather in Watamu

In July Watamu generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high 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
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
156mm / 6.1inch 
12 days 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
93mm / 3.7inch 
12 days 
August   >> August
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
66mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
Climate in Watamu

Average weather in Mombasa

In July Mombasa generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (67°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   June June
<<  
30°C / 85°F 
20°C / 68°F 
209 hours 
91mm / 3.6inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 67°F 
212 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
11 days 
August   >> August
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 67°F 
248 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
8 days 
Climate in Mombasa

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Is July the best time to go to Kenya?

In our opinion July is one of the best times to visit Kenya with commonly perfect weather in Nairobi. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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