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Nairobi Climate & Temperature

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  • Nairobi, Kenya is at 1°18'S, 36°45'E, 1798 m (5899 ft). See map.
  • Nairobi has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Nairobi is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 17.7 degrees Celsius (63.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 21.3°C (70.4°F) on average falling to 10.3°C (50.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 24°C (75.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 12°C (53.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.7°C (76.4°F) and average low temperatures are 11.7°C (53°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 24°C (75.2°F) during the day and lows of 13.3°C (56°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 925 mm (36.4 inches) which is equivalent to 925 Litres/m² (22.69 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2525 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Nairobi you would come out nearest to the climate station at Atuona, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 21 (70) 24 (75) 25 (77) 23 (73) 23 (73) 25 (77) 26 (79) 25 (77) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 24 (74)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (60) 16 (60) 17 (63) 19 (66) 18 (64) 18 (64) 18 (64) 19 (65) 19 (66) 19 (66) 18 (64) 17 (62) 18 (64)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 10 (50) 10 (50) 13 (55) 13 (55) 13 (55) 11 (52) 11 (52) 13 (55) 14 (57) 13 (55) 11 (52) 12 (53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 19 (1) 26 (1) 26 (1) 54 (2) 109 (4) 82 (3) 45 (2) 51 (2) 101 (4) 206 (8) 160 (6) 46 (2) 925 (36)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 3 (10%) 4 (13%) 4 (13%) 6 (19%) 12 (40%) 8 (26%) 4 (13%) 4 (14%) 9 (29%) 15 (50%) 14 (45%) 6 (20%)   89 (24%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 04:17 04:23 06:00 07:05 07:04 08:15 09:05 09:27 08:42 07:02 06:00 05:44   06:54
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 12:02 12:04 12:06 12:08 12:10 12:11 12:10 12:09 12:07 12:05 12:03 12:02   12:00
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 36 (64) 37 (63) 50 (50) 59 (41) 59 (41) 68 (32) 75 (25) 78 (22) 73 (27) 59 (41) 50 (50) 48 (52)   58 (42)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 68.2 76.6 87.4 79.8 71.1 67.9 71.2 80.2 87.6 76.8 68.5 65.3   74.9

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