The best times to visit Nandi for ideal weather are

February 5th to April 8th

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

 

 


Other Nandi Travel Info

Weather in Nandi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nandi vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Nandi, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 79.8°F (26.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.7°F (10.4°C) at night.

Nandi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nandi 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.

Nandi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nandi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nandi 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)
Jan7763.348.1
Feb78.564.349.2
Mar78.965.551.1
Apr77.164.352.8
May75.463.152.3
Jun73.661.951.7
Jul72.360.650.5
Aug72.360.451
Sep74.361.750.8
Oct75.162.651.9
Nov74.462.351.4
Dec75.262.749.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2517.48.9
Feb25.817.99.6
Mar26.118.610.6
Apr25.117.911.6
May24.117.311.3
Jun23.116.610.9
Jul22.415.910.3
Aug22.415.810.6
Sep23.516.510.4
Oct23.91711.1
Nov23.616.810.8
Dec2417.19.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nandi 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of September 3rd.

When can you find snow in Nandi? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around June, especially close to mid June. The best time to ski (if at all) in Nandi is often around around June 18th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Nandi.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan8%01.1
Feb12%02
Mar14%02.9
Apr33%05.7
May38%07
Jun39%3.16.6
Jul39%07.8
Aug46%09.5
Sep34%05.6
Oct28%04.7
Nov24%04.6
Dec15%02.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan802.8
Feb1205.1
Mar1407.4
Apr33014.5
May38017.8
Jun397.916.8
Jul39019.8
Aug46024.1
Sep34014.2
Oct28011.9
Nov24011.7
Dec1506.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Nandi has some very humid months, with other 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 August (74.5%).

Wind in Nandi is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan7.9Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Feb8.4Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Mar8.4Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Apr7.3Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
May5.8Light breeze10.6Significant breeze
Jun5.1Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Jul5.1Light breeze8.5Significant breeze
Aug5.1Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze
Sep5.4Light breeze9.4Significant breeze
Oct6.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Nov7.5Gentle breeze12.7Significant breeze
Dec7.8Gentle breeze13Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.9%
Feb46.1%
Mar48.3%
Apr62%
May67.7%
Jun70.3%
Jul72.4%
Aug74.5%
Sep68.4%
Oct65.4%
Nov64.4%
Dec56.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nandi?

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 Nandi, 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 Nandi 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 Nandi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.8°F (26.6°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 12 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nandi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76°F (24.4°C) and 71.9°F (22.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Nandi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.4°F (26.3°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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