October 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 October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot spring month in Nairobi, Kenya, with an average temperature ranging between max 25.3°C (77.5°F) and min 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 25.3°C (77.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Nairobi, is 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Nairobi is 68%.

Rainfall

In Nairobi, in October, during 22.5 rainfall days, 61mm (2.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 241.5 rainfall days, and 676mm (26.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 06:11 and sunset at 18:21 EAT.

Sunshine

In Nairobi, the average sunshine in October is 9.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index 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 health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in October interpret into the following advice:
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 October in Nairobi?

The average relative humidity in October is 68%.

How many days does it rain in October in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, during October, the rain falls for 22.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 61mm (2.4") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Nairobi?

In October, the average day length in Nairobi is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Nairobi?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:11 and sunset at 18:21 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Nairobi have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration in Nairobi is 9.2h.

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

The 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 reading in October in Nairobi?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Nairobi is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average temperature in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in October: 25.3°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 October: 15.3°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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average pressure in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average pressure in October: 1014.2mbar

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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average wind speed in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average wind speed in October: 10.9km/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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average humidity in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average humidity in October: 68%

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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in October: 61mm

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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average rainfall days in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22.5 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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 8min

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 October: 9.2h

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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average sunshine days in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.5 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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average UV index in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average UV index in October: 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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average cloud cover in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

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 October
Nairobi, Kenya

Average visibility in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average visibility in October: 10km

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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