Climate and Weather of Eldoret, Kenya

Climate and Weather of Eldoret, Kenya

The climate of Eldoret

According to shoppingpicks, Eldoret is a large city in western Kenya, in the former province of Bonde la Ufa (Rift Valley). Because Eldoret has its own international airport, the city is often used as a base for the more remote places in Kenya. Many organized safaris therefore start from here. Mount Elgon National Park, the Cherangani Hills, Masai Mara or Aberdare National Park are not too far from here. Because the Moi University is located here, Eldoret is a fairly young city. Eldoret is located at an altitude of 2000 meters. Eldoret has a tropical monsoon climate, with high rainfall throughout the year. Most precipitation falls in the spring and early summer months. Because the city is at an altitude, it is a lot cooler here than in other parts of the country, but it will rarely if ever get really cold. However, it is wise to pack a thick sweater. The average night temperature is around 10 degrees Celsius.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month
January 25℃ 10℃ 9 8
February 26℃ 10℃ 9 10
March 26℃ 11℃ 8 11
April 25℃ 11℃ 7 16
May 24℃ 11℃ 7 20
June 23℃ 10℃ 7 17
July 22℃ 10℃ 6 21
August 22℃ 10℃ 6 21
September 24℃ 9℃ 7 16
October 24℃ 10℃ 8 15
November 24℃ 11℃ 7 13
December 24℃ 10℃ 9 8

The weather in Eldoret

Here you will find the weather forecast for Eldoret. View the current weather in Eldoret and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Eldoret. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Eldoret. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Eldoret? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In January, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 25 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 8 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 26 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 26 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 25 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 20 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 23 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 17 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 22 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 21 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 22 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 21 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 9 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Eldoret is around 24 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 8 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

Eldoret, Kenya