Southern Rift Valley, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Southern Rift Valley, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Southern Rift Valley, I 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 Southern Rift Valley, Kenya

Based on the climate and weather in Southern Rift Valley, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Southern Rift Valley, Kenya

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Southern Rift Valley, Kenya

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Southern Rift Valley.

What to wear/what to pack for Southern Rift Valley, Kenya by month

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January

If you go to Southern Rift Valley in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

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

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March

If you go to Southern Rift Valley in March, 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 (high 10s C).

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April

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

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May

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Southern Rift Valley in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you go to Southern Rift Valley in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September for Southern Rift Valley is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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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.

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November

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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December

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

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