Western Kenya, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Western Kenya in February, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Western Kenya in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Western Kenya in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Western Kenya in September, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Western Kenya

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