January 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 January

January, like December, in Nairobi, Kenya, is another warm summer month, with an average temperature ranging between min 13.4°C (56.1°F) and max 25.7°C (78.3°F).

Temperature

In Nairobi, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still warm 25.7°C (78.3°F). The average low-temperature, is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Nairobi is 69%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Nairobi is January, when the rain falls for 12.3 days and typically collects 28mm (1.1") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Nairobi, Kenya, is 12h and 11min.
On the first day of January in Nairobi, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 18:42. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 18:51 EAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The 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 estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in January in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, Kenya, the average relative humidity in January is 69%.

What is the driest month in Nairobi?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 12.3 days and accumulates 28mm (1.1") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Nairobi in January?

In Nairobi, Kenya, in January, during 12.3 rainfall days, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Nairobi have in January?

In January, the average day length is 12h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Nairobi?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 18:42. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 18:51 EAT.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Nairobi?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nairobi have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 9.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average temperature in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.7°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 January: 13.4°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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average pressure in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average pressure in January: 1014.1mbar

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

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Average wind speed in January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average wind speed in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.1km/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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average humidity in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in January: 28mm

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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall days in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.3 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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 11min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.6h

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average sunshine days in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average sunshine days in January: 15.3 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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

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

The month with the highest UV index is September (UV index 6).
The 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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

Average cloud cover in January - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average cloud cover in January: 26

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 January
Nairobi, Kenya

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

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

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