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322.1 kms (200.1 miles) NW
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259.6 kms (161.3 miles) NW
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501.1 kms (311.4 miles) WNW
Bukoba, Tanzania
548.4 kms (340.8 miles) W
Musoma, Tanzania
328.7 kms (204.2 miles) W
Mwanza, Tanzania
445.3 kms (276.7 miles) WSW
Arusha, Tanzania
226.6 kms (140.8 miles) S
Tabora, Tanzania
605 kms (375.9 miles) SW
Dodoma, Tanzania
552 kms (343 miles) SSW
Wajir, Kenya
501.9 kms (311.9 miles) NE
Dagoretti, Kenya
1.2 kms (0.7 miles) ESE
Moshi, Tanzania
237 kms (147.3 miles) SSE
Mombasa, Kenya
437.9 kms (272.1 miles) SE
Same, Tanzania
327.6 kms (203.6 miles) SSE
Tanga, Tanzania
493.1 kms (306.4 miles) SSE
Zanzibar, Tanzania
611.4 kms (379.9 miles) SSE
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
676 kms (420 miles) SSE
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Nairobi Climate & Temperature

  • Nairobi, Kenya is at 118'S, 3645'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 (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Nairobi is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
Nairobi Climate Graph
  • The average 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/m (22.69 Gallons/ft).
  • 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.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Nairobi you would pop up 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
 
Average 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 °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)
 
Average 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)
 
Average 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)
Number 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)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 4h 17' 4h 23' 6h 00' 7h 05' 7h 04' 8h 15' 9h 05' 9h 27' 8h 42' 7h 02' 6h 00' 5h 44'   6h 54'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 12h 02' 12h 04' 12h 06' 12h 08' 12h 10' 12h 11' 12h 10' 12h 09' 12h 07' 12h 05' 12h 03' 12h 02'   12h 00'
Percentage 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 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

Lodwar, Kenya
506.6 kms (314.8 miles) NNW
Kitale, Kenya
322.1 kms (200.1 miles) NW
Eldoret, Kenya
259.6 kms (161.3 miles) NW
Entebbe, Uganda
501.1 kms (311.4 miles) WNW
Bukoba, Tanzania
548.4 kms (340.8 miles) W
Musoma, Tanzania
328.7 kms (204.2 miles) W
Mwanza, Tanzania
445.3 kms (276.7 miles) WSW
Arusha, Tanzania
226.6 kms (140.8 miles) S
Tabora, Tanzania
605 kms (375.9 miles) SW
Dodoma, Tanzania
552 kms (343 miles) SSW
Wajir, Kenya
501.9 kms (311.9 miles) NE
Dagoretti, Kenya
1.2 kms (0.7 miles) ESE
Moshi, Tanzania
237 kms (147.3 miles) SSE
Mombasa, Kenya
437.9 kms (272.1 miles) SE
Same, Tanzania
327.6 kms (203.6 miles) SSE
Tanga, Tanzania
493.1 kms (306.4 miles) SSE
Zanzibar, Tanzania
611.4 kms (379.9 miles) SSE
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
676 kms (420 miles) SSE

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