The best times to visit Homa Bay for ideal weather are

December 17th to April 8th

or

June 11th to August 26th

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

 

 


Other Homa Bay Travel Info

Weather in Homa Bay

Temperature

Average temperatures in Homa Bay vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 90th 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 Homa Bay, the hottest months are January, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 82.9°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.9°F (17.2°C) at night.

Homa Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Homa Bay 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.

Homa Bay Perceived Temperature (F)

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Homa Bay Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Homa Bay 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 78.8 69.4 61.3
Feb 80.9 68.2 58.4
Mar 80.8 69.2 59.7
Apr 75.8 66.3 59.9
May 75.3 64.8 57.1
Jun 75.2 65.6 58.6
Jul 75.9 65 56.5
Aug 75.3 64.9 56.3
Sep 76.6 65.7 58
Oct 77.3 67 59.8
Nov 76.2 65.9 57.9
Dec 76.4 67 60.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26 20.8 16.3
Feb 27.2 20.1 14.7
Mar 27.1 20.7 15.4
Apr 24.3 19.1 15.5
May 24.1 18.2 13.9
Jun 24 18.7 14.8
Jul 24.4 18.3 13.6
Aug 24.1 18.3 13.5
Sep 24.8 18.7 14.4
Oct 25.2 19.4 15.4
Nov 24.6 18.8 14.4
Dec 24.7 19.4 15.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Homa Bay are February, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Homa Bay? 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 Homa Bay.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Homa Bay (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 1.3
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 14% 0 1.7
May 5% 0 1.5
Jun 16% 0 3.5
Jul 8% 0 0.9
Aug 7% 0 1.3
Sep 14% 0 3.1
Oct 17% 0 3.2
Nov 8% 0 1.2
Dec 15% 0 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 3.3
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 14 0 4.3
May 5 0 3.8
Jun 16 0 8.9
Jul 8 0 2.3
Aug 7 0 3.3
Sep 14 0 7.9
Oct 17 0 8.1
Nov 8 0 3
Dec 15 0 7.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Homa Bay has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (52.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (73.5%).

Wind in Homa Bay is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and May. September’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Homa Bay.

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.1 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 3 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 3 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56%
Feb 52.6%
Mar 54.3%
Apr 73.5%
May 72.2%
Jun 67.6%
Jul 62.1%
Aug 62.2%
Sep 59.1%
Oct 62.8%
Nov 67.4%
Dec 65.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Homa Bay?

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 Homa Bay, Kenya is November, followed by June and February. 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 Homa Bay in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81 in December means 81% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Homa Bay Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 4 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 moderate precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Homa Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 75.1°F (23.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Homa Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 76°F (24.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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