Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Kakamega Rainforest, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya

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

Important essentials for Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya by month

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January

In January, Kakamega Rainforest is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kakamega Rainforest, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

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February

February here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

In March, Kakamega Rainforest is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kakamega Rainforest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

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April

Traveling to Kakamega Rainforest in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May in Kakamega Rainforest is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

In June, Kakamega Rainforest is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kakamega Rainforest, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you vacation in Kakamega Rainforest during July, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in Kakamega Rainforest is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Kakamega Rainforest during September, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

In October, Kakamega Rainforest is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kakamega Rainforest, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is windy.

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November

If you go to Kakamega Rainforest in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December for Kakamega Rainforest is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kakamega Rainforest.

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