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

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Traveling to Western Kenya, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Western Kenya, 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 Western Kenya, Kenya

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

Important essentials for Western Kenya, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western Kenya, 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • 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 Western Kenya, Kenya

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Western Kenya.

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

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January

January in Western Kenya is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

Traveling to Western Kenya in February, 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

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March

Traveling to Western Kenya in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

April is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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May

May is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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June

Traveling to Western Kenya in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

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

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August

August in Western Kenya is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

September for Western Kenya is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Western Kenya in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Western Kenya in November, 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 high 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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