The best times to visit Nyandarua for ideal weather are

November 19th 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 Nyandarua Travel Info

Weather in Nyandarua


Average temperatures in Nyandarua 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 77th 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 Nyandarua, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 83.8°F (28.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.8°F (12.7°C) at night.

Nyandarua Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Nyandarua Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Nyandarua Perceived Temperature (F)


Nyandarua Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Nyandarua 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 80.5 67.7 52.4
Feb 82.6 68.9 53.6
Mar 82.6 68.9 54.8
Apr 78.6 66.4 55.8
May 77 64.9 55.8
Jun 75.8 64.5 55.5
Jul 75.6 63.5 54.1
Aug 76.2 63.9 54.4
Sep 78.2 64.6 53.7
Oct 76.9 64.9 54.6
Nov 75.8 64.7 54.4
Dec 77.7 66 53.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.9 19.8 11.3
Feb 28.1 20.5 12
Mar 28.1 20.5 12.7
Apr 25.9 19.1 13.2
May 25 18.3 13.2
Jun 24.3 18.1 13.1
Jul 24.2 17.5 12.3
Aug 24.6 17.7 12.4
Sep 25.7 18.1 12.1
Oct 24.9 18.3 12.6
Nov 24.3 18.2 12.4
Dec 25.4 18.9 11.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nyandarua are January, February, and then December. 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 April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Nyandarua? 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 Nyandarua.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 0.5
Feb 8% 0 1.8
Mar 16% 0 2.6
Apr 34% 0 4.9
May 30% 0 4.5
Jun 23% 0 2.9
Jul 30% 0 4.7
Aug 28% 0 3.7
Sep 30% 0 3.7
Oct 28% 0 3.8
Nov 23% 0 2.9
Dec 15% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 1.3
Feb 8 0 4.6
Mar 16 0 6.6
Apr 34 0 12.4
May 30 0 11.4
Jun 23 0 7.4
Jul 30 0 11.9
Aug 28 0 9.4
Sep 30 0 9.4
Oct 28 0 9.7
Nov 23 0 7.4
Dec 15 0 8.6


Humidity and Wind

Nyandarua has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is February (38.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (67%).

Wind in Nyandarua is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.1 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Apr 2.9 Barely noticeable 11.2 Significant breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 10.4 Significant breeze
Aug 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.6 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Oct 2.6 Barely noticeable 10.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.6 Barely noticeable 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 41.2%
Feb 38.9%
Mar 43.9%
Apr 62.2%
May 67%
Jun 66.4%
Jul 63.8%
Aug 63%
Sep 61.2%
Oct 63.2%
Nov 64.8%
Dec 54.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Nyandarua?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 01, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Nyandarua, 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 Nyandarua 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

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 Nyandarua Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 76.7°F (24.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 10 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 the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nyandarua, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 75.1°F (23.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 9 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 Nyandarua to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 76.8°F (24.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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