The best times to visit Central Kenya Coast for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 15th

or

August 13th to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Central Kenya Coast Travel Info

Weather in Central Kenya Coast

Temperature

Average temperatures in Central Kenya Coast vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Central Kenya Coast, the hottest months are March, April, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 89.9°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.3°F (26.3°C) at night.

Central Kenya Coast Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Central Kenya Coast Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Central Kenya Coast Perceived Temperature (F)

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Central Kenya Coast Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Central Kenya Coast Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan86.981.876.9
Feb87.182.477.4
Mar89.183.978.2
Apr88.683.979
May84.780.776.8
Jun83.579.675.8
Jul8278.174.4
Aug82.177.974.3
Sep83.779.274.9
Oct85.280.575.6
Nov87.182.176.7
Dec88.583.277.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.527.724.9
Feb30.62825.2
Mar31.728.825.7
Apr31.428.826.1
May29.327.124.9
Jun28.626.424.3
Jul27.825.623.6
Aug27.825.523.5
Sep28.726.223.8
Oct29.626.924.2
Nov30.627.824.8
Dec31.428.425.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Central Kenya Coast are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Central Kenya Coast? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Central Kenya Coast.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Central Kenya Coast (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr2%00.8
May7%01.8
Jun13%01.9
Jul13%01.2
Aug3%00.3
Sep3%00.3
Oct10%01.9
Nov1%00.1
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr202
May704.6
Jun1304.8
Jul1303
Aug300.8
Sep300.8
Oct1004.8
Nov100.3
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Central Kenya Coast has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (67.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (74.2%).

Wind in Central Kenya Coast is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by January and June. July’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (12 MPH or 19.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Central Kenya Coast.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.3Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
Feb9.3Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
Mar7.9Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
Apr9.2Gentle breeze16.5Significant breeze
May9.5Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Jun10Gentle breeze16.3Significant breeze
Jul10.4Gentle breeze16.8Significant breeze
Aug9.5Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Sep9.7Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze
Oct8.1Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
Nov5.9Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Dec7.2Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan68.5%
Feb67.3%
Mar68.5%
Apr70.2%
May74.2%
Jun70.9%
Jul70.5%
Aug70.9%
Sep68.9%
Oct72.6%
Nov74%
Dec70.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Central Kenya Coast?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Kenya; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 18, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Central Kenya Coast, Kenya is December, followed by November and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Central Kenya Coast in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48.3 in June means 48.3% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Central Kenya Coast Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Central Kenya Coast, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Central Kenya Coast to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89°F (31.7°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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