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Coldest Month in Kenya

If you are planning a safari to Kenya and are worried about the temperature, then you are in the right place. Kenya has a tropical climate and its temperature is usually relatively warm throughout most of the year. However, during certain months, temperatures can drop significantly due to seasonal changes. So, what is the coldest month in Kenya; Based on temperature records collected by timeanddate.com spanning from 1985 to 2015, July stands as the chilliest month in Kenya. During this time, temperatures plummet to as low as 12 degrees Celsius, with average highs peaking around 22 degrees Celsius. Below is …

A Full Guide to July Safari in Kenya

July Safari in Kenya Guide: If you want an unforgettable game-viewing experience in Africa, particularly in Kenya, it’s best to come visit here this month(July). I happen to be writing this in the month of July. This is because there is no more rain, and the skies are clear, which makes wildlife-watching against the backdrop of the African savannah and major landscapes such as Mount Kilimanjaro even more amazing. I did my first safari in Masai Mara in July a few years back and have dedicated this month to travel and exploring the incredible wildlife Kenya has to offer. A …

June Safari in Kenya Guide

June Safari in Kenya: I recently wrote about the best time to go on a Kenyan safari for an optimal game-viewing experience. June happened to be the start of the tourist peak season and there is no doubt that this is the best time to visit Kenya as you will be able to experience some of the most amazing wildlife sightings. When we recently went on a safari that started in late May and ended in early June, we had a great time despite the unexpectedly longer rain period in the 2023 season. We expected the rainy season to end …

September Safari in Kenya & Weather Guide

Wondering if September is a great month to go on a Kenyan safari? The answer is yes! September in Kenya brings some of the best weather and wildlife sightings. I personally went for my first Masai Mara safari in September a few years back and really loved it. I previously wrote about when to go on a Kenyan safari and specifically when is the best time to go come for a safari in Kenya. So, what makes September a great month to visit Kenya? September is an ideal time to witness the Great Migration in the Maasai Mara region of …

May Safari in Kenya Guide

May Safari in Kenya Guide While May is not the most ideal month to visit Kenya on a traditional tent camping safari, it is still a great month to visit Kenya on a safari. The month of May 2023 was more rainy than usual although May is usually part of the Kenyan long-rain season. So, what’s the Kenyan weather like in May? In Kenya, May is a very rainy month, similar to April. Most days experience rainfall in the afternoon, while the mornings are usually sunny and dry. Despite being warm, temperatures are cooler than those in April by about …

March Safari in Kenya Guide

If you are wondering whether March is a good time to visit Kenya on a safari, this guide will answer all your questions! As part of the research on activities, budget, and the best places to visit on a Kenya safari in March, we got all the inside information from our expert team of travelers. I recently wrote about April safaris and I want to note how similar and different a safari in March can be. Is March a good month to visit Kenya? Kenya’s annual rains in March usually present a challenge for visitors, as roads become impassable and …

Kenya Safari in February

We recently posted about traveling to Kenya in December for a safari and the amazing wildlife experiences it could bring. This time, we’ll be talking about why February is an excellent choice for a safari trip to Kenya; what you can expect from the experience and how to make the most of your stay. February is a great time to visit Kenya because it falls during the dry season. Much of the country will be dry and arid, but the savannah grasslands will still be lush and green from the rains from earlier in the year. This creates a unique …

Kenya Safari in January Guide

As part of our series on guides explaining when to go on a safari and the best times to time your visit to Kenya, this article provides detailed information on Kenyan safaris in January. You’ll get to learn about Kenya’s weather, climate, and temperature at this time of year, and the best parts to visit. Is January a good time to go on a Safari in Kenya? January is an excellent time to experience the Kenyan safari as it marks the end of both the short rains and long rains seasons. During this time, wildlife viewing as well as fun …

Safari in Kenya April

In April, most of the safari destinations in Kenya experience long rains, unlike the December short rains. In the past, the rain has made it difficult for visitors to enjoy game drives. However, the rains are usually followed by sunny days and warm temperatures so travelers can still have a great time despite the wet weather. This guide is part of our series on the best times to come to Kenya for a Safari including specific monthly guides from January to December. In this post, I’ll dwell on April providing you with details on the weather, temperature, and what an …