Situated on the equator with an agreeable, tropical climate, Kenya is considered the birthplace of safari. With a variety of landscapes, Kenya's weather can vary from cooler temperatures in the areas of high altitude to the year round hot and humid coast.
Due to being so close to the equator, Kenya doesn't experience as distinct a Winter and Summer as other countries, but does still have wet and dry seasons. Wet season is from November to May and day time temperatures can reach a high of 27°C/81°F in high altitude areas (Masai Mara) and 30°C/86°F in lower areas (Coast). June to October is the dry season and temperatures during these months can vary significantly across regions and altitudes. Daytime temperatures are usually around 23°C/73°F at higher altitudes and 28°C/82°F at lower altitudes.
Here is a general guide for the best times to visit for some of Kenya's popular activities:
Please contact the Mahlatini team if you have a question about the Kenya climate and the choice of luxury accommodation we offer.
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