The best times to visit Kerugoya for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 30th

or

December 17th to March 11th

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

 

 


Other Kerugoya Travel Info

Weather in Kerugoya

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kerugoya vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 85th 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 Kerugoya, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 82.9°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.8°F (14.9°C) at night.

Kerugoya Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kerugoya 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.

Kerugoya Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kerugoya Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kerugoya 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)
Jan78.869.356.5
Feb81.471.457.7
Mar81.771.559.3
Apr77.969.460.9
May75.868.260.3
Jun72.965.958.1
Jul7163.956.4
Aug7264.356.8
Sep77.367.457.5
Oct78.569.159.9
Nov76.26859.2
Dec76.46857.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2620.713.6
Feb27.421.914.3
Mar27.621.915.2
Apr25.520.816.1
May24.320.115.7
Jun22.718.814.5
Jul21.717.713.6
Aug22.217.913.8
Sep25.219.714.2
Oct25.820.615.5
Nov24.62015.1
Dec24.72014

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kerugoya are February, June, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Kerugoya? 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 Kerugoya.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%01.3
Feb5%00.6
Mar17%04.1
Apr37%09.2
May23%05.4
Jun6%01.3
Jul10%01
Aug13%01.2
Sep7%00.9
Oct28%07.1
Nov38%07.4
Dec13%04

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan703.3
Feb501.5
Mar17010.4
Apr37023.4
May23013.7
Jun603.3
Jul1002.5
Aug1303
Sep702.3
Oct28018
Nov38018.8
Dec13010.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Kerugoya has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (46.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (66.3%).

Wind in Kerugoya is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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
Jan5.2Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
Feb5Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Mar4.2Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Apr3Barely noticeable6.9Light breeze
May2.3Barely noticeable6Gentle breeze
Jun1.8Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
Jul2Barely noticeable5.2Gentle breeze
Aug2.2Barely noticeable5.3Light breeze
Sep2.8Barely noticeable6.2Gentle breeze
Oct3.3Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
Nov3.7Barely noticeable8Gentle breeze
Dec4.5Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.6%
Feb46.1%
Mar50.8%
Apr64.7%
May65.7%
Jun65.8%
Jul65.4%
Aug63.3%
Sep53.9%
Oct57.5%
Nov66.3%
Dec61.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kerugoya?

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 Kerugoya, 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 Kerugoya 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 somewhat 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 Kerugoya 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 75.1°F (23.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 11 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kerugoya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 74°F (23.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 11 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 Kerugoya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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