Weather in September in Kenya

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

The weather in Kenya in September ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

September has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Eldoret with 24°C (74°F) to very warm temperatures in Garissa with 35°C (95°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 21°C (70°F) in Garissa and 9°C (48°F) in Eldoret. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Mandera with 2mm (0.1inch) rainfall to high in Eldoret with 91mm (3.6inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 171 hours of sunshine in Nairobi during the whole month.

Where to go in Kenya in September

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

Average weather in Nairobi

In September Nairobi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°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
<<   August August
<<  
23°C / 73°F 
12°C / 53°F 
127 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
5 days 
25°C / 78°F 
12°C / 54°F 
171 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
4 days 
October   >> October
>>  
27°C / 80°F 
13°C / 56°F 
220 hours 
44mm / 1.7inch 
7 days 
Climate in Nairobi

Average weather in Diani Beach

In September Diani Beach generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°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
<<   August August
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
245 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
15 days 
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 66°F 
246 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
October   >> October
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
273 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
10 days 
Climate in Diani Beach

Average weather in Malindi

In September Malindi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and moderate 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
<<   August August
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
66mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
28°C / 83°F 
22°C / 71°F 
49mm / 1.9inch 
7 days 
October   >> October
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
70mm / 2.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Malindi

Average weather in Watamu

In September Watamu generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and moderate 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
<<   August August
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
66mm / 2.6inch 
8 days 
28°C / 83°F 
22°C / 71°F 
49mm / 1.9inch 
7 days 
October   >> October
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
70mm / 2.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Watamu

Average weather in Mombasa

In September Mombasa generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°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
<<   August August
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
245 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
15 days 
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 66°F 
246 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
October   >> October
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
273 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
10 days 
Climate in Mombasa

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Is September the best time to go to Kenya?

In our opinion September 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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