Eastern Kenya, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Eastern Kenya, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Eastern Kenya, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Eastern Kenya, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Eastern Kenya, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Eastern Kenya, Kenya by month

January

January for Eastern Kenya is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

February

Traveling to Eastern Kenya in February, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals

March

If you vacation in Eastern Kenya during March, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses

April

Traveling to Eastern Kenya in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts

May

If you vacation in Eastern Kenya during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

June

If you go to Eastern Kenya in June, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

July

If you vacation in Eastern Kenya during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August in this region is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

September

If you vacation in Eastern Kenya during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in this region is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

November

If you vacation in Eastern Kenya during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

December

December is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Eastern Kenya, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eastern Kenya, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Eastern Kenya

Check out our guides for these other locations: Central, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Poole, England, United Kingdom, Conyers, Georgia, United States of America, Flores, Indonesia, Battlefields, South Africa, Aladdin, Wyoming, United States of America, Trøndelag, Norway, Mount Dora, Florida, United States of America, Isla Palenque, Panama, Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom, and Zruč nad Sázavou, Czech Republic.