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

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

When to go to Mount Kenya, Kenya

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

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

January

January in Mount Kenya is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

February

February in Mount Kenya is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you go to Mount Kenya in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to Mount Kenya in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

May

May here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

July

July in Mount Kenya is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear

August

August in Mount Kenya is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

September

Traveling to Mount Kenya in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

October

October here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

November

Traveling to Mount Kenya in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

December

Traveling to Mount Kenya in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount 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 Mount Kenya

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