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Mombasa – Best time to go

Best time to visit Mombasa

Dry Season

December through April and July through September are the dry seasons in Mombasa. The hottest months are December to April, while July through August or September are a bit cooler. 

Rainy Season

April through June is the long, very wet season and October and November is the short wet season when occasional showers may occur. The wettest month is May, when up to 20 days of the month are rainy. Because of the heat, the rain turns the air very humid. Typically rain comes in short bursts before the sun appears. 

Favourite Season

The dry, slightly cooler months of July and August are the best times to visit Mombasa. Temperatures are still quite warm but the skies stay clear and sunny, perfect to enjoy the pristine beaches around Mombasa. 

Best times to visit

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Average weather in January

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
37mm

Average weather in February

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
15mm

Average weather in March

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
28ºC
49mm

Average weather in April

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
124mm

Average weather in May

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
238mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
85mm

Average weather in July

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
61mm

Average weather in August

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
24ºC
60mm

Average weather in September

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
25ºC
54mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
113mm

Average weather in November

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
26ºC
118mm

Average weather in December

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Mombasa
27ºC
69mm