Best time to visit Mombasa

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When is the best time to visit Mombasa?

The best time to visit Mombasa is June, August, September and October based on the following average weather conditions.

Maximum daytime temperature = 22 - 30°C [remove]
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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Mombasa32
    Jan
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Mombasa32
    Feb
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Mombasa32
    Mar
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Mombasa31
    Apr
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Mombasa29
    May
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Mombasa28
    Jun
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Mombasa28
    Jul
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Mombasa28
    Aug
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Mombasa29
    Sep
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Mombasa29
    Oct
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Mombasa31
    Nov
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Mombasa31
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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The weather guide for Kenya (Mombasa) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Mombasa?

The hottest time of year in Mombasa is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Mombasa?

In terms of rainfall, May is usually the wettest month in Mombasa with 275mm on average. There are normally 19 days in May with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Mombasa?

The sunniest time of year in Mombasa is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 77% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Mombasa?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Mombasa in April when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

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