February weather forecast
Nairobi, Kenya

A small lake in Uhuru Park within the city of Nairobi, Kenya
A small lake in Uhuru Park within the city of Nairobi, Kenya

Weather in February

The last month of the summer, February, is also a moderately hot month in Nairobi, Kenya, with average temperature ranging between max 27°C (80.6°F) and min 14.3°C (57.7°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.3°C (57.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at 28.5°C (83.3°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 65%, February is the least humid month in Nairobi.

Rainfall

In Nairobi, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Nairobi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 241.5 days and collects up to 676mm (26.61") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Nairobi are January, February, November and December, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

January and February, with an average of 9.6h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Nairobi.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Nairobi are January through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Nairobi?

The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.3°C (57.7°F).

What is the temperature in February in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, Kenya, in February, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.3°C (57.7°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 28.5°C (83.3°F).

What is the least humid month in Nairobi?

The least humid month is February, with an average relative humidity of 65%.

What is the average humidity in February in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, Kenya, the average relative humidity in February is 65%.

How many days does it rain in February in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, in February, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation.

When are the longest days in Nairobi?

January, February, November and December, with an average of 12.2h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

How many hours of daylight does Nairobi have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Nairobi is 12.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Nairobi?

Months with the most sunshine in Nairobi, Kenya, are January and February, with an average of 9.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nairobi have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Nairobi is 9.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Nairobi?

Months with the lowest UV index in Nairobi are January through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Nairobi?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Nairobi is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average temperature in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in February: 27°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (22.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 14.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (12.7°C).

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Average pressure in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average pressure in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average pressure in February: 1013.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.8mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average wind speed in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average wind speed in February: 11.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (6.1km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average humidity in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average humidity in February: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (65%).

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Average rainfall in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in February: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (125mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall days in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in February: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (27.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (12.3 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average daylight in February: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are January, February, November and December (Average daylight: 12.2h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9.6h

Months with the most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 8.5).

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Average sunshine days in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average sunshine days in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average sunshine days in February: 12.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (1.9 days).

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Average UV index in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average UV index in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average UV index in February: 5

The month with the highest UV index is September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average cloud cover in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average cloud cover in February: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in February
Nairobi, Kenya

Average visibility in February - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are September and October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April and May (7km).

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