The best times to visit Nyeri for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

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



Other Nyeri Travel Info

Weather in Nyeri


Average temperatures in Nyeri 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 81st 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 Nyeri, 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 80.4°F (26.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.2°F (12.3°C) at night.

Nyeri Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Nyeri 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.

Nyeri Perceived Temperature (F)


Nyeri Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Nyeri 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 78.4 65 50.7
Feb 79.7 66.4 51.9
Mar 79.4 66.9 54.5
Apr 76.4 66.2 57.8
May 73.7 65.2 58.2
Jun 71.1 62.9 56.3
Jul 68.8 61 54.3
Aug 69.3 61.3 54.8
Sep 74.1 64.2 55.2
Oct 75.2 65.4 57.6
Nov 74.4 64.4 56
Dec 75.2 64 53.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.8 18.3 10.4
Feb 26.5 19.1 11.1
Mar 26.3 19.4 12.5
Apr 24.7 19 14.3
May 23.2 18.4 14.6
Jun 21.7 17.2 13.5
Jul 20.4 16.1 12.4
Aug 20.7 16.3 12.7
Sep 23.4 17.9 12.9
Oct 24 18.6 14.2
Nov 23.6 18 13.3
Dec 24 17.8 11.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nyeri are September, June, and then February. 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 May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Nyeri? 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 Nyeri.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 1.4
Feb 10% 0 1.6
Mar 15% 0 1.9
Apr 29% 0 6.1
May 26% 0 5.8
Jun 9% 0 1.2
Jul 10% 0 1.2
Aug 15% 0 1.7
Sep 7% 0 2.5
Oct 29% 0 5.2
Nov 33% 0 4.7
Dec 22% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 3.6
Feb 10 0 4.1
Mar 15 0 4.8
Apr 29 0 15.5
May 26 0 14.7
Jun 9 0 3
Jul 10 0 3
Aug 15 0 4.3
Sep 7 0 6.4
Oct 29 0 13.2
Nov 33 0 11.9
Dec 22 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Nyeri has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (57.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (76.5%).

Wind in Nyeri is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.3 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.5%
Feb 57.9%
Mar 60.2%
Apr 71.8%
May 75.6%
Jun 76.5%
Jul 76.5%
Aug 75.9%
Sep 65.6%
Oct 68.8%
Nov 74.9%
Dec 72.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Nyeri?

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 Nyeri, 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 Nyeri 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 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 Nyeri Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 80.4°F (26.9°C) and 73.1°F (22.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 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 least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nyeri, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 72.1°F (22.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 10 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 Nyeri to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.4°F (26.9°C) and 74.9°F (23.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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