Rusinga Island, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rusinga Island, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Rusinga Island, we have 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 Rusinga Island, Kenya

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

Important essentials for Rusinga Island, Kenya

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Rusinga Island, Kenya

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rusinga Island.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Rusinga Island.

What to wear/what to pack for Rusinga Island, Kenya by month

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January

January here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Rusinga Island in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you go to Rusinga Island in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you go to Rusinga Island in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Rusinga Island is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Rusinga Island in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Rusinga Island is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September for Rusinga Island is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you go to Rusinga Island in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November for Rusinga Island is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

Traveling to Rusinga Island in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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