The best times to visit Homa Bay for ideal weather are
December 17th to April 8th
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.
Homa Bay Travel Guide
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Weather in Homa Bay
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)
Homa Bay Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Homa Bay Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Homa Bay (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.