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Nairobi – Best time to go

Best time to visit Nairobi

Temperatures in Nairobi tend to be warm and comfortable throughout the year, but it is best to visit in the slightly cooler, drier months of June to September. For wildlife enthusiasts, it's worth noting that July through September is when the spectacular wildebeest migration occurs, fairly close to Nairobi. 

Best times to visit

Dry Season

Because of Nairobi’s elevation, the extreme hot temperatures in the rest of Africa are non-existent. Temperatures are warm and comfortable most of the year. The dry seasons are cooler between June and September and warmer in January and February. 

Rainy Season

Nairobi is best visited in the cooler dry months of June through September when you will find sunny days with blue skies and little rain. July through September is the wildebeest migration, occurring not far from Nairobi. 

Favourite Season

Nairobi is best visited in the cooler dry months of June through September when you will find sunny days with blue skies and little rain. July through September is the wildebeest migration, occurring not far from Nairobi. 

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Average weather in January

Good travel weather

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Nairobi
20ºC
74mm

Average weather in February

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Nairobi
21ºC
49mm

Average weather in March

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Nairobi
21ºC
89mm

Average weather in April

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Nairobi
20ºC
120mm

Average weather in May

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Nairobi
19ºC
129mm

Average weather in June

Best travel weather

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Nairobi
18ºC
16mm

Average weather in July

Best travel weather

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Nairobi
17ºC
16mm

Average weather in August

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Nairobi
17ºC
30mm

Average weather in September

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Nairobi
19ºC
21mm

Average weather in October

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Nairobi
20ºC
36mm

Average weather in November

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Nairobi
20ºC
151mm

Average weather in December

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Nairobi
19ºC
79mm