Nairobi National Park, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Nairobi National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Nairobi National Park, Kenya by month

January

January in Nairobi National Park is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

February is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

If you vacation in Nairobi National Park during March, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear

April

If you visit Nairobi National Park during April, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

Traveling to Nairobi National Park in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

June

June here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear

July

If you visit Nairobi National Park during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Nairobi National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you vacation in Nairobi National Park during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you visit Nairobi National Park during October, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 40 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear

November

November for Nairobi National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

December

If you visit Nairobi National Park during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nairobi National Park, 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 Nairobi National Park

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