The best times to visit Ongata Rongai for ideal weather are

June 4th to October 28th

or

November 19th to April 15th

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


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    Weather in Ongata Rongai

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Ongata Rongai vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 96th 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 Ongata Rongai, the hottest months are March, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 80.4°F (26.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.7°F (14.8°C) at night.

    Ongata Rongai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Ongata Rongai 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.

    Ongata Rongai Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Ongata Rongai Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Ongata Rongai 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)
    Jan7867.356.8
    Feb79.368.658.4
    Mar79.368.959.7
    Apr75.866.760.3
    May73.56558.9
    Jun71.763.156
    Jul71.661.953.5
    Aug71.662.455
    Sep75.664.655.9
    Oct76.566.558.8
    Nov74.565.559.3
    Dec74.565.858.7

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan25.619.613.8
    Feb26.320.314.7
    Mar26.320.515.4
    Apr24.319.315.7
    May23.118.314.9
    Jun22.117.313.3
    Jul2216.611.9
    Aug2216.912.8
    Sep24.218.113.3
    Oct24.719.214.9
    Nov23.618.615.2
    Dec23.618.814.8


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ongata Rongai are February, August, 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 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 mid November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

    When can you find snow in Ongata Rongai? 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ongata Rongai.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan4%00.7
    Feb0%00
    Mar2%00.2
    Apr10%04.5
    May14%02.3
    Jun8%01.6
    Jul2%00.9
    Aug1%00.4
    Sep1%00.3
    Oct9%01.7
    Nov17%02.1
    Dec8%01.4

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan401.8
    Feb000
    Mar200.5
    Apr10011.4
    May1405.8
    Jun804.1
    Jul202.3
    Aug101
    Sep100.8
    Oct904.3
    Nov1705.3
    Dec803.6

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Ongata Rongai has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (49.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (71.8%).

    Wind in Ongata Rongai is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and November. March’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.4 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    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
    Jan4.4Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
    Feb4.7Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
    Mar5.1Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
    Apr2.9Barely noticeable8.6Gentle breeze
    May2.2Barely noticeable7.5Gentle breeze
    Jun1.6Barely noticeable6.7Light breeze
    Jul1.7Barely noticeable6.6Gentle breeze
    Aug2Barely noticeable7Gentle breeze
    Sep2.9Barely noticeable8.1Gentle breeze
    Oct4.1Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
    Nov4.5Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
    Dec4.5Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan51.3%
    Feb49.7%
    Mar51.9%
    Apr69.2%
    May71.8%
    Jun71.1%
    Jul66.5%
    Aug65.5%
    Sep58.9%
    Oct59.2%
    Nov69.3%
    Dec66.7%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Ongata Rongai?

    Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 21, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Ongata Rongai, 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 Ongata Rongai 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

    Key
    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 slightly 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 Ongata Rongai 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°F (22.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ongata Rongai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 77.8°F (25.4°C) and 72.4°F (22.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 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 Ongata Rongai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.7°F (26.5°C) and 74.2°F (23.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     

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