Southern Rift Valley, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

If you are traveling to Southern Rift Valley in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Southern Rift Valley in May, 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:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Southern Rift Valley in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Southern Rift Valley in September, you will notice that it is balmy. 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:

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

October

October in this region 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:

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

November

November in Southern Rift Valley is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Southern Rift Valley

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